Metaphor stories, books, poems, and more

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A metaphor for how women are expected to fulfill an ideal image and when we fall short we sit back and wish bitterly to be someone else. Read More

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Comments: 37

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The tale of a Rose. Read More

Poem / Poetry

April 03, 2009

Reads: 479

Comments: 1

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The devil in all of us...? Read More

Poem / Poetry

March 24, 2009

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this is a poem. :) Read More

Poem / Poetry

March 23, 2009

Reads: 271

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A poem I wrote about feeling like I was repressed. Read More

Poem / Poetry

March 23, 2009

Reads: 476

Comments: 4

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A short poem about life. Read More

Poem / Poetry

February 05, 2009

Reads: 387

Comments: 3

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This poem, again, was written for school, and (as always, since this is when my inspiration comes) was written at midnight, the night before it was due. I think any poetry advocate would enjoy this, especially if you have read "Le Petit Prince" by Antoine de Saint-Exupery, which provided the… Read More
This one took some time to grow on me. At first I wanted to either revise or scrap it altogether, but after awhile I came to enjoy the original and scrapped any haphazard attempts at revisions instead. It's now a favorite of mine, second only to "Sun Explodes." PG rating… Read More

Poem / Poetry

January 01, 2009

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Comments: 12

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Autobiographical. A simple rhyming poem that I feel represents me well. Restless, passionate, changing, conflicting (gentle and violent, warm and frigid), non-judging, transparent, constantly moving... Read More

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Comments: 1

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Allegorical story featuring a viking, a dark lord a giant etc. Christian mysticism set in the 1600's of North America. Psychological investigation of fear and metaphor. Read More

Poem / Poetry

December 05, 2008

Reads: 404

Comments: 6

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a Christmas perception Read More

Poem / Romance

October 25, 2008

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Comments: 2

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My frustration with a "relationship" that always seems to be just beyond reach... Read More

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Who cares who is right and who is wrong when the behavior leaves a stinky mess. Read More

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Within the heart of the abyss lies a city. Read More

Poem / Other

July 14, 2008

Reads: 273

Comments: 6

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this is one of my best i think atleast. not sure how good it is. but im looking forward to constructive tips. i know its not in great form and i dont bother capitalizing. mainly looking for tips about the substence. Read More

Tags: dark, poetry, metaphor

How shall we describe the the vast whirwind of emotions we personally emcounter during our journey throught the human experience. Read More

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Comments: 22

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alice's challenge... my level chosen: 10. subject: a glass menagerie setting: in a puddle of water my words: 1) toxic 2) tickle-me-pink 3) geisha 4) beetle 5) bloodcurdling 6) ominous ..metaphors are all over the place.. ..allusions used: - Hephaestus (the cripple, limp smith god) - Lucifer (dual meaning: 'lucifer'… Read More
Started as a school project and ended up being one of my favorite pieces. A bit more brooding and dark. Read More
An Eldrerly Woman has lost her marbles and can't find them. Her Family is showing Concern. But Why? There is more to this story that meets the eye. Read More

Poem / Poetry

February 23, 2008

Reads: 345

Comments: 1

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Connections. Read More

Poem / Poetry

February 06, 2008

Reads: 341

Comments: 1

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Those annoying moments in life you try to smile through, then realise you can't until you shield them with man made fabric. Read More
Veteran suffering from PTSD Read More

Tags: metaphor

Poem / Poetry

January 23, 2008

Reads: 427

Comments: 6

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It is very ironic that I am posting a poem, but the urge was sparked by a lovely piece of work I saw. Actually, the first thing I read on this site. A simple, beautiful haiku called White Roses, by Gerard Lebel. This happens to be a Japanese Tanka I… Read More

Tags: nature, metaphor

A heart shaped perfume bottle a metaphor for the heart of a woman Read More

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Comments: 6

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Russo-Finnish War. A Metaphor. Read More
A boy deals with the inner turmoil of being abused by his foster parents. Read More
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