11-25-2011 03:46 PM
Think of someone you know well. Now, describe that person as if he or she were a landscape. For example:
She is a field left untended rich with sunlight warming the faces of sunflowers.
She is a horizon of mountaintops, craggy and iced over.
Two distinctly different people, right? Give this a try and post what you create.
Keep checking in. I'll be posting more mini metaphor challenges!
11-25-2011 10:22 PM
Duck tape is silver.
Book Sharks: No need to breathe, just read!
11-26-2011 10:14 AM
He appeared harsh, craggy and rough hewn from the ancient granite, steadfast and unyielding, his eyes the colour of the stone.
11-26-2011 10:41 AM
Like amber tinted twilight her eyes shone, softly and shyly, a violet fearing the true light of day, she hovered just beyond the shadows. She this pale little waif...But oh how she listened...
11-27-2011 04:33 PM
His presence could be felt like a rough woolen sweater, colourful with a persistent, nagging itch you couldn't quite reach...An irritation that traced up and down your spine...
11-27-2011 04:37 PM
She, this waif with the twilight eyes, moved with a gossamer grace, floating and swirling at the lightest touch, she was a breath of twisting silk spiraling through a dance, so light and free...A ghostly gown loosed upon a dreamer's ball...
11-30-2011 02:06 PM
a persistent, nagging itch you couldn't quite reach
Great! Love this part in particular (above).
Here's another one:
Now, describe this person as if she or he were an activity. Baseball, running, knitting, painting . . .