2012 November PAD Chapbook Challenge: Day 25

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Today's prompt comes from Cameron Mathews.

Here's Cameron's prompt: Write an opposite poem. That is, write a poem with the opposite perspective, conclusion, or form of a prior poem in the month.

Robert's attempt at an Opposite Poem:

"Woo to How"

Spill a drink on her best coat
without saying sorry or offering
her your own. Fumble for words
just out of reach, even when
she only wants a hello. Call her
names when others are around
and then curse yourself when
you're alone. Say anything and
everything but what you mean.

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