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    I like this picture. Starry night.

    That dark mass of plants looks like a rip through the canvas, through the town, all the way up to the starry sky.
    NameIsMailbox NameIsMailbox 16-17, M Jan 29

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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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    I think metaphors are one of the best ways to

    teach abstract ideas, a lot of the time. They let you compare something abstract and difficult to understand to something already understood, allowing the person learning to be able to see similarities, both in the individual parts of what you're teaching, but also how they...
    YuEvans YuEvans 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 5

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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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    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 #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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    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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    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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    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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    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 1 Response Sep 14, 2013

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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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    You don't add yellow to get more blue.

    Green is another story.
    Klahriz0617 Klahriz0617 26-30, F Feb 22

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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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    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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    This is a kind of parable Bout parenting I just

    created, it's a rough draft more of a brain storm but tell me what you think, if you can. Thank you: ImAgine parenting like a slope. The parent is at the top and the child is at the bottom. The child looks up to the parent no matter if they want to or not. They have a while to...
    queenjellyfish queenjellyfish 16-17, F Mar 1

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    Isn't always the same story? I love the woman. She is passionate, affectionate, caring. She wants to be with me. She loves me. She is hot. And I am feeling like the luckiest idiot...
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    each and everyday that goes by i fall deeper in love with you I see the beauty of paradise as i loose myself in your eyes i dream all the time of your voice calling my name like a...
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    I'm new to this and I need to get this feeling out. So here I go. Second Grade is where it started. Mrs. Holston's class. I walked into that class not knowing what to...
    AtheistChrist AtheistChrist 13-15, M 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    I love babies. They are so cute. I love window shopping for toddler clothes. I don't have kids yet, I'm too young !! But I love holding babies & changing them. I love how babies...
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 5 hrs ago

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    I love Kyary Pamyu Pamyu as she is fun and doesn't write about love but instead all the fun in her life. Songs like Furisodeshon are written about coming of age, and Candy Candy...
    GayPokemon GayPokemon 18-21, M 1 hr ago

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    If you would've asked me last week if I liked showing my navel my reply would've and has been an absolute Hell No! Those of you that have seen my profile and read my stories...
    navelgirl2010 navelgirl2010 41-45, F 4 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I still love making love. I love to try new things. Ideas needed.
    dgr55 dgr55 56-60, M 2 hrs ago

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    I love days off. Knowing I can burrow my way into a cozy cave of blankets, surrounded by pillows galore. Not setting an alarm, checking it and my sound five times before I can...
    CaseyRenae012 CaseyRenae012 22-25 8 hrs ago

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    i m about to share my experience with u all................guys i just love eating chalk it all started from my 7th standard. in my science book there was a chapter named physical...
    chalkismyluv chalkismyluv 13-15, F 7 hrs ago

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    I thought it was love but now I realize he just pretended to be nice to have sex with me. He is only interested in sex. But I am so into him that I can't get over my feelings for...
    Kusek Kusek 41-45, F 5 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I love the older man I'm with, he's 47 but it doesn't matter, he's all I want. I have a problem though, his son... Apparently he likes me and his dad ( my man ) he wants me to...
    xoValentina xoValentina 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    I want to fall in love. Not just for the sake of having someone. I want it to be true. Raw. Tasteful. I want to be swept off my feet. I want to feel like I?m falling in love for...
    omgkris56 omgkris56 22-25, F 3 hrs ago

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    So far my favorites are my two hometown, Milan and Marseille. But I absolutely love Calabria, Bali, Kuala Lumpur, Machida, Moscow, Venice, Beijing, Lithuania, Swiss, Hanoi...
    Annaambrose Annaambrose 16-17 2 hrs ago

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    http://youtu.be/wApwqcygcSQ I should say I love lovers rock...
    lilygeorge12 lilygeorge12 22-25, F 2 hrs ago

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    Somewhere down the line, people have to stop playing the victim. We've all been hurt sometime. It's not a "guy" thing, it's not a "girl" thing, it's not because it was a "he" and...
    Yu12 Yu12 26-30, M 2 hrs ago

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    So, I absolutely love showing my belly and bellybutton off in public. I love wearing really short crop tops and somehow draw the attention to my belly. Mostly people smile and seem...
    bellybuttonbeauty bellybuttonbeauty 22-25, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    I have been in many bad relationships. My first serious one lasted 2 years on and off. It was long distance. He would verbally and emotionally abuse me. He cheated on me so much...
    xXJustMe123 xXJustMe123 13-15, F 59 mins ago

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    Honestly, I don't know if she loved me back because I never asked. I'm married and she was seeing other people too. She had warned me that if she got an offer for a steady...
    Rodgers1981 Rodgers1981 31-35, M 25 mins ago

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    I have a lot of friends that are also mothers and all I hear is them complaining about what they can't do because they have to do something with or for their child. Most of them...
    LovelyBlkQueen LovelyBlkQueen 26-30, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    because i hate my life and love to suffer
    labyrinths6899 labyrinths6899 13-15, F 9 hrs ago

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    Smoking weed and listening to punk rock with my trippy screen on my tv is what I love to do ❤️
    bryccee182 bryccee182 16-17, M 8 hrs ago

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    Coffee is my life ☕ It's my soul campaign in the morning ☕ So many types ☕ When I need to work u support me ☕ Your always there when I need warming up or just want a warm...
    flowerpie flowerpie 13-15, F 8 hrs ago

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    Love is only what you perceive it to be.
    CaseyRenae012 CaseyRenae012 22-25 8 hrs ago

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    I need some help. My boyfriend and I are in love but I recently found out that several months ago before we were official (let's say we were involved), even though I was under the...
    meghan1635 meghan1635 18-21, F 3 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    I have found out that I love it then my master take control. He will go in the toy box and pull out the collar and leash and tell me to sit. I can feel myself getting wet and...
    junesexslave junesexslave 41-45, F 8 hrs ago

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    I love pinching my ni*pples. I wish I could s*ck on them too
    daisybabexxx daisybabexxx 22-25, F 7 hrs ago

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