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Based on/inspired by Marc Chagall's painting "White Crucifixion" which hangs in the Art Institute of Chicago. Have a look:

http://www.artic.edu/aic/collections/artwork/59426

White Crucifixion (Chagall 1938)

Typewriter5by Dryden16 Jun 2014

cruising above the clouds
over the North Atlantic
the bright soft expanse
like a cosmic hammock
seems inviting but
creeping thoughts conjure
a white apocalypse:
Jesus caught in the center
stretched out on the cross he inherited
but
not
yet
dead

through slits of eyes
he watches in vertigo
while the world
in spiralling anarchy
burns in white shadows...
a tornado of inhumanity
twisting inward till
destruction is sick of itself

beneath the seductive
cover of clouds
Jesus dies
again and again
through millennia of
swirling chaos – sending
prayers of rebirth spiralling
heavenward