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He smiles at me with his white teeth. Such lovely white teeth. There are no wrinkles in the jacket of his suit, no marks on the collar of his shirt. Lovely white collar. Red, white and blue pin in the lapel. The television displays him nicely, like a frame for a saint. His hands rest on the lectern in front of him, pink fingers settled comfortably on the walnut grain of the wood.

After a while, his eyes still looking into mine, he opens his mouth and says, confidently, 'Jesus.' There is polite applause and he nods to acknowledge it. Then he raises a hand to quieten his invisible audience. 'Jesus.' He repeats, sounding a little more serious now. That brow of his wrinkles a little. His eyes are focused as he scans his audience. A slight smile, the barest touch of levity, only serves to better demonstrate his solemn intent.

'Jesus. Jesus, Jesus, Jesus.' He waits for a moment, suspended in the silence. 'And God.' The applause is deafening. He nods and smiles, briefly presses his hand to his heart. This time he doesn't wait for the applause to finish. He steps out from behind the lectern. 'Jesus! Jesus. Jesus, Jesus, Jesus. And God.' The applause settles as he gets going. The camera pulls back. He's naked from the waist down. You can't tell exactly, unless you know what you're looking for, and boy am I looking! The camera keeps itself trained pretty well on his torso. But I know. I can almost see it. He's naked and pink and hairy from the waist down.

'Jesus, Jesus. Jesus. Christ and God and Jesus.' A pause. 'Almighty God.' Cheering.

He returns to his lectern. I can just about imagine his genitals swinging between his legs as he moves. The thought makes me want to vote. I really, really need to vote. I consider going to the kitchen and getting my registration documents. Holding them would calm me down.

His hand comes down authoritatively on the lectern. His face is stern and strong. 'Jesus. Jesus America Christ. God Christ Jesus Jesus!' His voice rises in volume but not in pitch. He still sounds like a man should, deep and resonant. I reach for the remote and turn the volume up. 'JESUS!' He booms out of the television, sometimes looking down and around at his awed audience, sometimes looking directly at me. Oh, to vote, to vote. Soon.

'JESUS, JESUS, JESUS.' He demands. He reaches down and pulls a handgun into view. It's a matte-black Glock 17. He holds it out in his palm, so that everybody can see. 'Jesus,' he intones almost quietly, eyes fixed on the gun, 'Jesus. God.' He stands still for a moment and then flips the gun into his hand, the way it's meant to be held. The audience cheers. I can barely contain myself. I'm in terrible need of a polling booth.

'JESUS!' He points the gun past the camera towards his audience. He aims briefly, both hands holding the gun, his posture good and square. He fires. There's no muzzle flash, just a huge bang. Somebody in the audience shrieks. The cheering and clapping is deafening, but you can just about hear screams. He aims again and fires again. No more screams. The excitement nearly sends me over the edge into delirium. I whisper at the television screen: 'Traditional Values.' I imagine he can hear me. I cling to the remote with a sweaty hand. 'Representative Democracy. In God We Trust.'

'JESUS!' He responds. He holds the Glock casually now, striding up and down beside his lectern. 'Christ. Law and order. God, military, our children. Nuclear deterrent.'

His volume has lowered but I can feel the energy build. He pauses to shoot somebody. I can imagine being there, the press of people eager to get to the front, to be one of the lucky ones. Maybe there's little enough chance of actually getting shot, but still, pressed up against that stage– I can just imagine the warm spray of blood, the tang of powder and metal in the air...

'Jesus. Cadillac. Respect. Christ, tax reform, security at home and abroad!'

He squats down at the edge of the stage, just inches from reaching hands. It's really possible to see now how naked he is, now, from the waist down. I note the spreading grey that's visible in his pubic hair. He teases his audience with the swaying mouth of the gun, poses a question. I'm on my knees with the volume turned up full, and I read it on his lips as much as I hear it.

'Lawless anarchy agenda?' The response is immediate. A wall of boos and catcalls meets the question. He smiles, pleased with the response. The gun waggles but nobody gets it in the face.

Oh, to get it in the face. What a way to die.

'NO!' He roars in agreement. 'JESUS!' Cheering. Then more questions. 'Unholy lifestyle choices? Godless, gunless sex shows?' The audience and I are one voice, screaming our hatred, desperate to please him. 'Indecent language, media bias? Violence? Baby death?'

I yell my derision and spite as hard as I can, until my lip cracks and my spittle has decorated the television. Weakly, I wipe it off his face with the sleeve of my sweater. He's pleased. Pleased with me, with us, with all of us. He makes a fist with his spare hand and looks straight down the camera. 'No! Jesus!'

'Yes,' I gasp, 'yes, Jesus. And God.'

He's so pleased. He points the gun and kills someone. A fine red mist follows the shrill scream of the chosen one. It settles on his suit, so that he seems to be gleaming wetly under the studio lights. The cheering is as loud as desperation.

It's the final part of the speech. Not long now, and I can vote. I can really feel it, the pressure of the pen against the paper. The little cross in the box. The delight of knowing that in many ways, I am as valuable to the Great Man as any of the people he's shot dead tonight.

'JESUS!' It's call and response time. The people shout back the word instinctively. 'GOD! JESUS! CHRIST! AMERICA! JESUS! JESUS! JESUS!' Yes. Yes! I rock from side to side and hold the sides of the television, as he builds the pace. He strides up and down. The gun waves like a flag.

'JESUS! JESUS! MORAL VALUES! CHRIST! AND GOD ALMIGHTY GOD!' Now he's jumping up and down, and everyone must be with him, I can hear the thumping of feet and the rhythmic roar of the crowds. 'JESUS JESUS CHRIST GOD FAMILY JESUS GOD!' His face is red and taut with passion as he jumps up and down like a man half his age, veins standing out in his forehead, spit flying from between his teeth.

'OH GOD! AND JESUS! AND AMERICA CHRIST! TRADITIONAL GOD VALUES! JESUS! JESUS! JESUS!'

He comes down at last, landing on his knees. It must have hurt, because his face spasms with pain. His dedication is beautiful. In the last throes of his passion, he tears his jacket and shirt off, throws it into the crowd and fires his gun until there are no bullets left in it. The hall, invisible as ever, is a riot of noise; of screams and patriotic shouting. People are crying, with joy or in pain, as it might be. Someone reaches up and pushes their baby onto the stage. Delicately, the Great Man picks it up and holds it cradled. He bends and kisses its chubby face. It's a girl. With extravagant generosity, he holds her up by one leg and throws her back into the audience like a bag of shopping. The applause is endless.

'Thank you.' The naked man nods and bows. The camera pulls back and the voice of a presenter begins to intrude, but there's still time before the programming moves on for me to see him finishing off, waving wearily to his supporters as he urinates off the stage, the empty gun at his feet.
I'll just put this piece of shock-lit political satire here...
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Given 2012-11-08
Cleanse your post-election day palate with A Great Man Masturbates in the National Church, shock satire by ~Autumn-Hills. ( Featured by neurotype )
:iconwanx333:
wanx333 Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2013
HE, WHO MASTURBATES IN CHURCH WILL MAKE DICK VERY CROSS ....dribblepussyLily's Rainbow Box
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:iconautumn-hills:
Autumn-Hills Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2013  Professional Writer
...ok.
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:iconarthisa:
Arthisa Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
mind. is. blown.
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:iconautumn-hills:
Autumn-Hills Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2013  Professional Writer
Thank you very much.
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:iconluciusappaloosius:
LuciusAppaloosius Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2012
Should have thrown in a few "9/11!!"s there; but otherwise pretty true to life.... :devilish:
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:iconautumn-hills:
Autumn-Hills Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2012  Professional Writer
I would've felt like I was aping Family Guy a bit, but yeah you're right.
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:iconhumbug-liqourish:
Humbug-liqourish Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2012  Student Writer
This is what elections are.
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:iconautumn-hills:
Autumn-Hills Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2012  Professional Writer
:nod:
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:iconbadpicsofbugsetc:
badpicsofbugsetc Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2012
Jesus. Jesus and God. Jesus and God and Faves. AND a llama.

::shoots self in head::
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:iconautumn-hills:
Autumn-Hills Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2012  Professional Writer
Well put.
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:iconktakacet:
KTakaCET Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
I am so proud of you.
I told you it was amazing.
You're amazing.

And thank you to everyone for being so nice.

xxxx
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:iconautumn-hills:
Autumn-Hills Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2012  Professional Writer
Thank you my love. :)
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:iconmokuze:
Mokuze Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Go home, America. You are drunk.

But seriously. Never has the bleak fiscal state of our country or it's horrifically ignorant squatters made me laugh so hard.
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:iconautumn-hills:
Autumn-Hills Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2012  Professional Writer
:)
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:iconfehnwrites:
Fehnwrites Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Fantastic.
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:iconautumn-hills:
Autumn-Hills Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2012  Professional Writer
Thank you very much.

Hmm. You offer critiques, you say? I would love to see a critique of this [link]

Assuming you like the sound of it enough to purchase it :)
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:iconfehnwrites:
Fehnwrites Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
It's in my wish list, but until work picks up and I get christmas money, I am dead broke =/ Just had to pay off a nice $1000 hospital bill and I don't have much money to start with xD
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:iconautumn-hills:
Autumn-Hills Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2012  Professional Writer
Ahh ouch. That's why I love my NHS. Sympathies.

If you're on facebook, this is the book's page: [link] I'm building awareness of its existence (I rely on word of mouth basically) and there are plenty of people over there who are also saving up for it.

Truth be told, I can't afford to buy a copy of it at the moment and it's my own work! Hope things pick up for ya, it sucks being broke.
X
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:iconfehnwrites:
Fehnwrites Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Liked your page :3 I only use facebook through my own page, though, and it doesn't tell people when I like their pages =/ It's quite dumb.

I do wish you lots of luck selling it though! I'm not sure if it would help, but you could try putting the summary or a short excerpt on deviantart and then advertising the actual novel in the comments. You could submit it to a bunch of groups and perhaps somebody would see it :D
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:iconautumn-hills:
Autumn-Hills Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2012  Professional Writer
That is a good idea. I was worried about getting annoying, but I guess that's an occupational hazard. I have a promo excerpt - at the moment I've just been using my journal. And facebook, Twitter etc. I will start to chuck it at various groups :)
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:iconbrassteeth:
brassteeth Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2012
Fantastic! A nice left hook to the hypocrisy of modern religion! Congratulations on your D.D!
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:iconautumn-hills:
Autumn-Hills Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2012  Professional Writer
Thank you!
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:iconkristinastoud:
KristinaStoud Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2012
wonderfully handled, wonderfully written, you definitely deserve the DD
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:iconautumn-hills:
Autumn-Hills Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2012  Professional Writer
Thank you very much!
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:iconkristinastoud:
KristinaStoud Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2012
you're very welcome!
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:iconfisherella:
Fisherella Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2012  Professional General Artist
Yep, they keep killing us and Americans just keep cheering for them. =0.
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:iconautumn-hills:
Autumn-Hills Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2012  Professional Writer
World sucks sometimes.

Would you like to have a peek at this? [link]

It's unrelated, but if you enjoyed my writing here, then perhaps you'd enjoy my non-political work. :)
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PabloFiorentino Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
It's funny to see just how much people on the comments have no idea of how to interpret it.

Well, that's normal given just how young is most of the DA's userbase. That and not everybody knows about American politics.

The imagery was quite graphic and hilarious, and the pacing was great too!
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:iconautumn-hills:
Autumn-Hills Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2012  Professional Writer
People learn. Hopefully.
Thanks for the nice things you said!
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:iconskyofinfinity:
SkyOfInfinity Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
I don't get it...
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:iconautumn-hills:
Autumn-Hills Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2012  Professional Writer
Just go here: [link]


Nothing to do with this, I'm just an indie author self-promoting his work ;)
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godeyes Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Think of this guy as a politian, he's out there for his own personal agenda using god and patriotism to bait people into voting for him (hence him fapping himself and yelling jesus).
People cheer for him all the while he's on stage telling the crowd about the laws he will sign that will screw those same people right up the ass, yet they cheer for him as good little sheeple do because they are either oblivious to the fact that he's fucking them over, mesmerized by his awesome haircut and straight teeth or in serious need of a slap in the face and an extended explanation (hence the gun)
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Autumn-Hills Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2012  Professional Writer
I should hire you as my Explainer in Chief.

I need excellent people like you to spread the news of my book! [link]
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godeyes Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
lol an excellent person i don't know about that.
i like the book so far its very interesting!! i liked the idea of the undead king describing his job warding off intruders and seeking burial, and the way you described the prigon i will buy this the second i get my paycheck and tell all my bros about it!!!
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:iconautumn-hills:
Autumn-Hills Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2012  Professional Writer
Dude. You rock. If you're on facebook, there's a page for the book you can Like, and even a group you can join if you fancy it. I do some of the group and page moderating myself :)

[link]

[link]
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:iconanimewatchingguy:
AnimeWatchingGuy Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I suck at interperatation. Could someone please explain this to me? Because I'm really confused right now. I know this is all some sort of metaphore or idiom or something, but I can't figure out the exact interperatation. :/
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:iconautumn-hills:
Autumn-Hills Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2012  Professional Writer
What if I told you that there was no exact interpretation? That everything was subjective and relative to norms of cultural perception?

Have a look through the comments. You'll get an idea of what's going on from reading them.

OR you could read my fantasy novel: [link]

:D
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AnimeWatchingGuy Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Ok so im guessing it has something to do with voting and relion?
anyway, sounds like a good book, i hope it's successful
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:iconautumn-hills:
Autumn-Hills Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2012  Professional Writer
Your guess is good.

I hope it's successful too - tell a friend ;)
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:iconanimewatchingguy:
AnimeWatchingGuy Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Yup, of course ^_^
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:iconautumn-hills:
Autumn-Hills Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2012  Professional Writer
:)
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DemonStash Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
This deserved a daily deviation just for the title, I honestly won't read this, but the title instantly made me laugh.
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:iconautumn-hills:
Autumn-Hills Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2012  Professional Writer
You should really read it, lest I become offended and grumpy ;)

Or this maybe? [link]

(My book) :D
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:iconfehnwrites:
Fehnwrites Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You should read it. It's not what the title suggests xD
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:iconautumn-hills:
Autumn-Hills Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2012  Professional Writer
:) Here, you can have a link to my book too. It's nothing like this, but you might enjoy it.

(Indie author desperately plugs his novel) [link]
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:iconfehnwrites:
Fehnwrites Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I'll never know if I don't try :3
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:iconautumn-hills:
Autumn-Hills Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2012  Professional Writer
Indeed!
:)
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kyria-karnavali Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2012
I. Um.

This is quite honestly fantastic.
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:iconautumn-hills:
Autumn-Hills Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2012  Professional Writer
As are you.
Thanks!
:D
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KrystalFoxFire Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Fantastic work! I initially came in here pretty confused, but then I got the "Ohhh, I see what you did there. ;D" and realized the genius and metaphor behind this.
Congratulations on the well deserved DD.
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