John Lithgow is proving to be a prognostic poet, revealing a piece he says he wrote months ago about the downfall of Alex AcostaAlex Alexander AcostaThe Hill's Morning Report: Trump walks back from 'send her back' chants Trump taps Scalia's son as Labor secretary pick The Hill's Morning Report - Trump seizes House impeachment vote to rally GOP MORE because of the now-outgoing Labor secretary’s handling of the Jeffrey Epstein case.

“Considering what’s going on this week, I thought I’d read you a poem that I wrote last February,” the “Crown” star says into the camera in a video posted on Twitter and published Thursday in The New Yorker.

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“Amazingly enough, the subject of this poem is breaking news this week,” Lithgow, 73, continued. “The poem is called ‘Acosta Agonistes.’”

Acosta announced Friday that he would resign from his position in President TrumpDonald John TrumpUS-Saudi Arabia policy needs a dose of 'realpolitik' Trump talks to Swedish leader about rapper A$AP Rocky, offers to vouch for his bail Matt Gaetz ahead of Mueller hearing: 'We are going to reelect the president' MORE’s Cabinet following intense criticism for his role in negotiating a 2008 plea deal for Epstein. The financier is accused of sexually abusing multiple young girls.

Lithgow’s poem appears to predict some of the events that came to be.

Alexander AcostaAlex Alexander AcostaThe Hill's Morning Report: Trump walks back from 'send her back' chants Trump taps Scalia's son as Labor secretary pick The Hill's Morning Report - Trump seizes House impeachment vote to rally GOP MORE was doing just fine,
In his comfortable Cabinet post.
Lucky for him, the Department of Labor
Got much less attention than most.” 

Lithgow — a frequent critic of Trump — continues:

“But a 10-year-old story leaked out from his past,
And yanked him from placid obscurity.
His name was attached to a sickening scandal,
That shook his serene job security.
The law had caught up with a Palm Beach roué,
A man of luxurious means.
Charged with trafficking, pimping, procuring and rape,
Of dozens of underage teens.”

The Tony Award winner — who recently played former President Clinton in Broadway’s “Hillary and Clinton” — goes on:

“The perp, Jeffrey Epstein, deserved to be crushed 
By Justice’s ruthless iron fist.
But the priciest lawyers that money could buy,
Got him off with a slap on the wrist.”

He concludes the poem:

“We are living, alas, in the Dumptyan era,
Where scandals erupt by the hour.
They stir a recurring and queasy sensation
A virus, infecting the health of the nation,
Brought on by a toxic and foul combination
Of money, perversion and power.”

It’s not the first time that Lithgow has shared his writing inspired by his criticism of Trump. During an April appearance on CBS’s “The Late Show,” Lithgow read another poem from his forthcoming book, “Dumpty: The Age of Trump in Verse.”

The book is poised to be released in October.