Metaphors & Similes

 

In the bottle, the man was a kid that knew not how to swim.

 

Emotions are the diet of the heart.

 

Spoken names flit by my ears like the buzz of impossibly small insects.

 

Words spilled out of his mouth like water from a fractured pipe.

 

Family is like a railing

 

bring to me your heart's melodies

 

The tree was anchored to the ground by a maze of life

 

hate is a nicely placed famine

 

love doesn't come back even when you post missing signs with its picture on every telephone pole. it doesn't come back when you leave its favorite food by the door. it finds a new owner, a new patch of sun to lazily bask in and call home

 

college was like the window to her future

 

knock on the wood of life

 

In the blizzard of the world, everyone is a single snowflake, falling to their final destination, not knowing what that may be.

 

My family is a mirror

 

The book is a long road leading to forever

 

The lantern cut through the black bat night like a dull knife trying to cut a stone in half

 

The rose bush burn like the paper-thin victim

 

the maelstrom of despair

 

the baby face of fear

 

we shadow our own decisions