NaPoWriMo Day 16: Negation – Prayer: What it is not

‘Our optional daily prompt, once again pulled from our archives. Today’s prompt is a poem of negation – yes (or maybe, no), I challenge you to write a poem that involves describing something in terms of what it is not, or not like. For example, if you chose a whale as the topic of your poem, you might have lines like “It does not settle down in trees at night, cooing/Nor will it fit in your hand.”’

I guess this might appear a bit ‘niche,’ especially if you’re not of a particularly spiritual or religious bent, (or even if you are!). So it’s important that it’s read as being tongue-in-cheek and in the context of my earlier acrostic on prayer , which reflects far more accurately where I am now.

What Prayer is?

Perfectly articulated ‘to do’ list
Reminding the Almighty of the fine  detail of which  He (always ‘He’) is of course totally unaware.
Answers immediate and tying in with His ‘perfect  plan.’
Yielding no ground to the doubters, faithless, depressed  or just plain perplexed.
Ever -ready, never stumbling
Rationality, irreality, ready for all eventualities.

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