General Poetry posted June 3, 2020

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Ad Majorem Trump Gloriam

by Mark Valentine

if you'd read that book
you might not have tear-gassed folks
for your photo-op

Political Senryu writing prompt entry
Writing Prompt
Write a Political Senryu 5-7-5

Ad Majorem Trump Gloriam - "For the Greater Glory of Trump" - a spin on the Jesuit motto, Ad Majorem Dei Gloriam - "For the Greater Glory of God".

Yesterday, a crowd of peaceful protesters was dispersed with tear gas and flash bombs, so that the president could walk across the street to take a picture that he thinks will help him win the "Christian" vote. Sadly, it might work.

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