2012 November PAD Chapbook Challenge: Day 15

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Half-way through the month, and today's prompt comes from Jared Davidavich.

Here's Jared's prompt: Write a tradeoff poem. Could be an exchange, forfeit, or swap.

Robert's attempt at a Tradeoff Poem:

"From the trees"

I'll give you this poem for applause
or withhold it for even more. This line
is for the next one, this day for smiling
at the world I love. No trade is perfect,
but I'll give you this hand for your hand,
and we can dash into the forest forever.

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