Religious Pantoum
by Jonah M.
From the WITS Program at Alliance High School
 
Our prayers to useless gods
They don’t seem to get replies
Isn’t it a little bit odd
How we are unseen to their “unmissing eyes”
 
They don’t seem to get replies
No answers from the clergy
How we are unseen to their “unmissing eyes”
Remains a bit of a mystery
 
No answers from the clergy
All hopes upon the afterlife
Remains a bit of a mystery
Why we ask of them to lead our life
 
All hopes upon the afterlife
How we give our life in favor of an empty heaven
Why we ask of them to lead our life
We should be forgettin’
 
How we give our life in favor of an empty heaven
Isn’t it a little bit odd
We should be forgettin’
Our prayers to useless gods