WOULD THE CRUCIFIXION HAVE BEEN TELEVISED?
I wonder if the crucifixion
took place today
would it be televised
Would the plethora of TV cable channels
cover every aspect
of the death
on the cross?
a press briefing
with Roman officials
explaining their actions.
profiles on Mary,
with Jesus’ followers
and an exclusive interview
with Judas entitled:
“Why he betrayed Christ: Judas defends himself.”
Ponder the exclusive reports
with those who claim to have witnessed God’s miracles,
including an exclusive profile on the blind man
who claims Christ restored his sight.
Or another profile on a follower who says to have heard Jesus’ last words
or yet another who saw Jesus walk on water
or still, another who witnessed Christ’s resurrection.
This tabloid TV culture
would no doubt turn the
INTO BIG RATINGS.
All meaning ultimately
lost in the torrent of coverage
nailed relentlessly into our empty souls and lurid imaginations.