2014 November PAD Chapbook Challenge: Day 29

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Tomorrow is the final day of the challenge. So let's make these last couple days count.

For today's prompt, write a do it again poem. This could be a poem about taking a mulligan or re-doing a mistake. Or maybe re-doing a magical moment. Or a poem for all those folks who like to ride roller coasters and get right back in line.

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Here's my attempt at a Do It Again poem:

"This life"

has been something incredible,
and I would do it all again
the exact same way, because

I wouldn't want to trade the bad
experiences if it meant
I would not receive all the good,

and anyway, the gift of this life
isn't getting everything right
but getting through it to the next.

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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 can't believe this month is nearly over. Let's do it again next year.

Follow him on Twitter @robertleebrewer.

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