A Poem Project
October 12, 2011 § 14 Comments
I met a metaphor along the street
We saw a simile in a bar
The three of us sat, sipping
Amber sky, and speaking of how
This was just
Tagged: Metaphor, Poem, Poetry, Simile, Wordplay
Love it! 🙂
Technically, this excellent poem is not a metaphor. It is a similie. Similie: “You are like Venus, but with better legs.” Metaphor: “You are Venus with warmer lips.” I always look forward to your poems.
Lol – thanks for your clarification, but I am aware of this! “meeting a metaphor” was the metaphor… the ending was the simile. That’s why “they” are both at the bar!
Took me a while, but you know, I actually did figure that 🙂 I’m patting myself on the back 🙂
Oh yeah. Got me thinking. Hallmark of a good poem. Short and punchy.
Clever; I love it 🙂
You have some fantastic poems here. I will be sharing them with my class when we start our poetry unit. Thank you.
shorter poems always speak clearer to me. thanks
You don’t name your poems..I wonder why.
Ah. So much pressure involved in titling! But you cannot judge a “book by its cover” if the book is coverless 🙂
One of the best – clear and thought provoking. Lovely.
What a simple yet thought provoking pleasure 🙂
This is easily one of the best poems I’ve read on WordPress. I love it.
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