Tag Archives: metaphor

Stray Thought 9

“You are very good with metaphors, but I want to know what the butterfly sucked up, in all that fluttering around, and did the fiercely focused hawk find the prize that would satisfy her hunger?” Elizabeth Crawford  11/9/2017 Posted to … Continue reading

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Metaphorical Mapping

For Creativity Challenge Day 20: Water http://1sojournal. wordpress.com Metaphorical Mapping If the human body was flat, seen as a map, it would appear as a small island fed by a concourse of red rivers. Constantly moving, flowing from one junction … Continue reading

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Mythopoesis 27 – A Mentor’s Magic

For NaPoWriMo  Day 27 A Mentor’s Magic Mama! Mama! What a wonderful day it has been. I read my poem. A man came out of the forest, a traveler. He sat to listen and really liked my poem. Clapped and … Continue reading

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Mythopoesis 26 – Unraveling The Poem

For NaPoWriMo Day 26 And For The Sunday Whirligig: Whirligig #4 http://sundayswhirligig.blogspot.com/ mottled, velour, purse, ink, dissonant, shade, stain, lace, diaphanous, clip, iridescent, weather Unraveling The Poem But, Darien sir, I still don’t understand how a poem can be a … Continue reading

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Metaphorically Speaking

For The Sunday Whirl poetry prompt: wordle #187 http://sundaywhirl.wordpress.com/ tends, sex, yields, palate, toasty, fresh, soul, lingering, subtle, mix, hints Metaphorically Speaking Writing poems can be a bit like having sex with a stranger. Words tend to emit a mixture of … Continue reading

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Winds of Rebellion

For The Sunday Whirl: Wordle #133 http://sundaywhirl.wordpress.com/ And Poets United: Poetry Pantry #174 http://poetryblogroll.blogspot.com/ Winds of Rebellion Like invisible wind wending through tall prairie grass impulse to rebel can hit human psyche. Attempting to bend will, make it kneel, to … Continue reading

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Fencing With Words

For Poets United Verse First poetry prompt: Fence http://poetryblogroll.blogspot.com/ Fencing With Words Sometimes crouches there behind her fence of words: nouns and verbs placed with care like wooden slats where sunlight seeps between cracks to do intricate line dance with newly mown … Continue reading

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