Metaphor stories, books, poems, and more

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A short account of a dream I had. Events are exaggerated and parts completely false, but that doesn't matter with respect to the point. Read More

Poem / Poetry

April 14, 2014

Reads: 66

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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Barely a poem, but I like it. Read More

Reads: 75

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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My biggest fear. A creative writing assignment. Read More
Who is a white lie going to harm. Read More

Tags: lie, truth, metaphor

Essay / Memoir

February 26, 2014

Reads: 174

Shelves: 1

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This is a creative autobiography that explains how my creativity has come to be. Read More

Reads: 191

Comments: 16

Shelves: 1

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This is a poetry contest, where YOU the writer must use metaphor to describe an object for the list. Read More

Poem / Poetry

February 05, 2014

Reads: 147

Shelves: 1

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A poem about my changing life. Read More

Reads: 99

Shelves: 1

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A poem about My dream girl who I lost due to my depression Read More

Poem / Poetry

December 18, 2013

Reads: 83

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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Pas de Deux - means a dance for two Read More

Poem / Horror

December 10, 2013

Reads: 107

Shelves: 1

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This is...dark but metaphorical, so don't take every word for face value. Read More

Poem / Poetry

December 04, 2013

Reads: 81

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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The things I think about... Read More

Poem / Poetry

November 07, 2013

Reads: 99

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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Reflection and introspection Read More

Poem / Other

October 26, 2013

Reads: 242

Comments: 26

Shelves: 1

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WHY ITS EVRYTIME A GIRL WHOSE BEAUTY IS BEING PRAISED IN THE POEMS OR VERSES..WHY NOT MAN?..WELL HERE IS A START FOR THIS AND I HAVE TAKEN SHAKESPEARE AS AN INSPIRATION AND WRITTEN ABOUT A GIRL'S VIEW OF LOVE FOR HER MAN..I HOPE U LIKE IT..TIME IS CHANGING SO DOES… Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 24, 2013

Reads: 111

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

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A metaphoric , autobiographical representation of my life. Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 21, 2013

Reads: 50

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

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A poem about a powerful "general" with a much deeper meaning Read More

Poem / Fantasy

September 21, 2013

Reads: 69

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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Reads: 66

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

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A man plagued by OCD seeks a change in his life. Read More
He's coming back home to everything he missed. An essay written in response to a task. Take a quote from Nelson Mandela and write an essay. I'm not a big Mandela fan though, so initially I was really put off but it turned out to be one of my best… Read More

Reads: 98

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

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It is a short poem about a candle... Read More

Reads: 101

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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These lyrics came to me at a time of transformation, from youth to adult. Sapling to tree. Read More
A very short dream about a young man in the big city looking for love in the wrong place and finding something other and more instead. Read More

Poem / Poetry

July 27, 2013

Reads: 226

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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The poem is all about how the vision of our lives keeping hanging between clarity and obscurity. Read More

Poem / Memoir

June 21, 2013

Reads: 50

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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Short Story / Romance

May 27, 2013

Reads: 195

Shelves: 1

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GfRFzsWYfPM Listen while reading. Read More

Poem / Poetry

May 27, 2013

Reads: 102

Comments: 4

Shelves: 1

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This poem is about a primitive question of human beings, I think it makes or made or will make you sick sometime in your life. Read More

Poem / Poetry

May 24, 2013

Reads: 131

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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One of my favorite pieces--I really don't know if this is a poem, memoir, or essay, but it started out personal and now I hope it can relate to others, in the way that we're all human with several layers yet we're all masked actors in a constant play. I… Read More
This is a poem reflecting on a topic all individuals are familiar with: the topic of love. The poem primarily explores self love, as the looking-glass is a metaphor for self reflection. The speaker seems to have a disenchanted view on life and virtually condemns himself to a life of… Read More
This is the begininng of my original short story Omata which explores the mental reflections of a teenage girl driven mad by the pain of memory before the people from Earth imperialized the distant planet of Omata. Read More
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