2014 November PAD Chapbook Challenge: Day 25

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For today's prompt, you have two options:

  1. Write a love poem.
  2. Write an anti-love poem.

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Here's my attempt at a Love and/or Anti-Love poem:

"poem"

every word & image has a target
audience & every line break

is meant to entice & move you
to reach out for the next phrase

how i love you & ache for your
return that moment when you

lift me up & read yourself
into me what i beg you to do

when you find yourself
completely alone with me

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Robert Lee Brewer is Senior Content Editor of the Writer’s Digest Writing Community and author of the poetry collection, Solving the World’s Problems (Press 53). He edits Poet’s Market, Writer’s Market, and Guide to Self-Publishing, in addition to writing a free weekly WritersMarket.com newsletter and poetry column for Writer’s Digest magazine.

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He began with love poems--so he always brings them along for every challenge.

Follow him on Twitter @robertleebrewer.

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