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I Love Metaphors

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    I Speak In Riddles and Metaphors

      I'm a student in college, and I'd been turning in these papers that always got poor grades.  I'm a good writer, too, so I didn't get it.  A friend of mine told me that I always spoke in riddles in metaphors.  That's how I think, too.  I read something...
    trapper907 trapper907 36-40 Mar 21, 2009

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    Into Each Life Some Rain Must Fall.

    I particularly love metaphors that use, as the comparator, the natural world and weather. One poem, that I recite off by heart, by Charlotte Bronte, is an extended metaphor of nature in terms of our progress in life. LIFE by: Charlotte Bronte (1816-1855) LIFE, believe...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Dec 4, 2008

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    Isaac Brock's Metaphors

    Aristotle said in Poetics that the ability to use metaphors is a sign of genius.  I agree, and the master of metaphor is my favorite kind of genius.  I especially love lyrics that use good metaphors.  Some of the people I most admire are masters of metaphor; Isaac...
    eromreven eromreven 26-30 9 Responses Dec 24, 2007

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    Creating Meaning Through Everyday Metaphors #4

    Please share your insight and interpretation of the following metaphor: “The boulder goes unnoticed until the tillers tine.”
    Riversled Riversled 46-50, M Nov 24, 2010

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    It's Quite Obvious.

    My username is a metaphor, I'm your brand of heroin.
    urbrandofheroin urbrandofheroin 22-25, F Apr 3, 2009

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    And I Love James Morrison

      Let me hold you for the last time It's the last chance to feel again But you broke me, now I can't feel anything When I love you is so untrue I can't even convince myself When I'm speaking it's the voice of someone else Oh, it tears me up I try to hold on but...
    Fallflower Fallflower 36-40, F Nov 10, 2010

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    Creating Meaning Through Everyday Metaphors #2

    Please share your interpretation of the following metaphor: "The blowing snow makes barren the brittle sage."
    Riversled Riversled 46-50, M 2 Responses Nov 23, 2010

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    Creating Meaning Through Everyday Metaphors #1

    Please share your interpretation of the below metaphor: "It's the thin wire fence that stops the tumbleweed."
    Riversled Riversled 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 23, 2010

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    Creating Meaning Through Everyday Metaphors #3

    Please share your interpretation of the following metaphor: "The woodpile is home to the spider and insect alike."
    Riversled Riversled 46-50, M Nov 24, 2010

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    So Many Drooling Idiots

    Metaphor/simile hilarity from my favorite book: "After a period in which the western world had enjoyed order, tranquility, unity, and oneness with its True God and Trinity, there appeared winds of change which spelled evil days ahead . . . . Fortuna's wheel had turned on...
    countessS countessS 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 10, 2008

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    A Hindu Saying

    As quoted in Autobiography of a Yogi by Paramahansa Yoganda: "In shallow men the fish of little thoughts cause much commotion. In oceanic minds, the whales of inspiration make hardly a ruffle. 
    countessS countessS 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 9, 2008

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    Turtles

    . Today's turtles try to turn together toward tomorrow, tragedy and triumph trailing them at every turn. Tall in truth though they tower, times too often they teeter and tumble. Though their trials tire the timid travellers [their tumultuous transport telling terrible tales...
    turtlesplash turtlesplash 41-45, M Sep 14, 2013

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    Cosmic Motor

    "The creative voice of God I heard resounding as Aum, the vibration of the Cosmic Motor." Autobiography of a Yogi by Paramahansa Yoganda  
    countessS countessS 31-35, F Nov 11, 2008

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    Related Experiences

    "People who talk in metaphors, aught to shampoo my crotch"
    jenni88 jenni88 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 8

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    Reading "Brown Penny" always warms my heart. Every word washes over me. Leaving me hopeful that love is still there. Even through everything that has happened and yet to. I should...
    ErinTripp94 ErinTripp94 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    There must be more to life than thisThere must be more to life than thisHow do we cope in a world without loveMending all those broken heartsAnd tending to those crying facesThere...
    charlie1960 charlie1960 51-55, M 1 hr ago

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    i wana fall in love , feelings whats makes us feel alive
    wheniwasurman wheniwasurman 26-30, M 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    Love Fridays early finish then hitting the shops with the girls from work. Credit card is going to hurt but it will be fun to have five girls to give an opinion on what something...
    girlynicole girlynicole 36-40, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    Clementine: You don't tell me things, Joel. I'm an open book. I tell you everything... every damn embarrassing thing. You don't trust me. Joel: Constantly talking isn't...
    TheDreamyWoman TheDreamyWoman 36-40, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    After some last couple testing times, we are doing well. I'm so in love and can see why I chose to marry this man.. he's handsome too :)
    AlyNEli AlyNEli 26-30, F 1 hr ago

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    So back in year nine aka freshman year Me and my folks hanged out under a tree and it was friggin hot. I remember looking over my shoulder to see him walk out from one of the...
    Fictionallands Fictionallands 18-21, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I am completely in love with him.
    Katiepoohmm Katiepoohmm 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    I like at least three people on here. 4 including the deleted profile Austin who was close but not quite friends with Jay and Corey. However, most of them ended up taken. Some...
    xXxfakerhaterxXx xXxfakerhaterxXx 13-15, M 1 hr ago

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    Look, in my opinion, the best thing you can do is find a person who loves you for exactly what you are. Good mood, bad mood, ugly, pretty, handsome, what have you, the right person...
    Raeyna Raeyna 46-50, F 1 hr ago

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    http://youtu.be/mEcx_RJUYO0 It's from one of my favorite melodrama 'Secret', gotta love the heroine of the story she's so strong and tough!
    Quentine Quentine 22-25, F 1 hr ago

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    i love black stud women im fem i like top
    lisarowell420 lisarowell420 22-25, F 1 hr ago

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    i love tall big black man must be in usa
    lisarowell420 lisarowell420 22-25, F 59 mins ago

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    I still love her I believe I can't forget her.. I wish she was with me :(
    FullTimeAloneBoy FullTimeAloneBoy 18-21, M 1 Response 34 mins ago

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    I took the test The Liberated Lover 68% partner focus, 52% aggressiveness, 60% adventurousness based on the results of this test, it is highly likely that: You prefer your...
    txbandit70 txbandit70 41-45, M Aug 19

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    YOU HAVE BEEN LOVED She takes the back road and the lane Past the school that has not changed In all this time She thinks of when the boy was young All the battles she had won Just...
    certaintyofchance certaintyofchance 41-45, M Aug 19

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    Today is a very special day Today is his birthday, birthday of the love of my life, theperson I love more than anything...Thanks to that wonderful mother who gave birth to such a...
    animelover1990 animelover1990 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 19

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    Well whadya know! *wink* Your result for The Lover Style Profile Test ... The Surprising Lover 68% partner focus, 48% aggressiveness, 55% adventurousness based on the results of...
    djtiger djtiger 46-50, M 6 Responses Aug 19

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    *what the heck do you have to do to be a CARNAL lover!!!!* lol.... i thought for shur I'd be one... but I am the: Liberated Lover 59% partner focus, 76% aggressiveness, 65...
    SKiesterly SKiesterly 36-40, F 3 Responses Aug 19

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    People smile and tell me I'm the lucky one, And we've only just begun. Think I'm gonna have a son. He will be like she and me, as free as a dove, Conceived in love. Sun is gonna...
    Eir89 Eir89 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 19

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    Photo of Richmond Park by E Joseph 2014Under the Influence of Love"And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love." ~~ 1 Corinthians 13: 13...
    vector8 vector8 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    I love thinking and feeling. I love watching nature. I love the sunshine. I love the rain. I love taking deep breaths in. I love laughing with my friends and family. I love going...
    rewindme rewindme 22-25, M Aug 20

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    "You Say You Love" by John Keats (31 October 1795 – 23 February 1821) I You say you love ; but with a voice Chaster than a nun's, who singeth The soft Vespers to herself While...
    chocomint chocomint 51-55, F 2 Responses Aug 21

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    I believe in love. That is actually an understatement. I don’t mean lust, as most men are programmed for that. It is part of our DNA ladies please forgive us. What I am talking...
    lasergraph lasergraph 61-65, M 5 Responses Aug 22

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    I don't know how love tastes like without any Jealousy. I don't know how lovers can possibly love with no jealousy, it exceeds my imagination. I'm pretty confident of who I am...
    lwelo lwelo 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 22

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    We fight. We take breaks. We love and hate each other. But we always come back. These past couple days have been the worst as much as my head wants me to let him go my heart doesn...
    Karianne6614 Karianne6614 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 22

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    All is full of love ... Bjork http://youtu.be/1xWWsi3RwNI "All Is Full Of Love" You'll be given love You'll be taken care of You'll be given love You have to trust it Maybe not...
    yeronlyman yeronlyman 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 23

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    Love me tender, Love me sweet, Never let me go. You have made my life complete, And I love you so. Love me tender, Love me true, All my dreams fulfilled. For my darlin' I love you...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 24

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    I love to concentrate on one thing called love, do things with love, tell things with love , think about things with love. We have a picture of the world in our head , let's think...
    cleanyoursoul cleanyoursoul 26-30, F 5 Responses Aug 25

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    well i have mention about my ex urooj my first love who broke me apart and left me all alone . after urooj i met a girl on ep her name is maimoona. she is the most wonderfull...
    hasank hasank 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 25

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    I love someone who don't love me. I fell in love when I am 14. I love her madly. She was my classmate who cheeled up with frnds an also popular in the school. At first I hate her...
    paulsneha paulsneha 18-21, F Aug 25

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    I have yet to share my favorite love chapter. You cannot live without love and without knowing what it is. "If I speak in the tongues of men or of angels, but do not have love, I...
    RavenS45 RavenS45 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 25

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    I am not afraid to let go. I am not afraid to cut negative people out of my life. I am not afraid to love myself because you failed to do so. But I am afraid of never feeling the...
    brokenhearted7108 brokenhearted7108 31-35, F Aug 26

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    My wife of four years has told me as of now she doesn't like sex. Ever since we gotten married and had children the affection and intimacy has fell off the grid. She was pregnant...
    born2reign born2reign 22-25, M 6 Responses Aug 26

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