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.


Thank you, Cameron, for the excellent prompt. Follow Cameron on Twitter @truckpoetry

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