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I Love Metaphors

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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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    Creating Meaning Through Everyday Metaphors #4

    Please share your insight and interpretation of the following metaphor: β€œThe 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    So I'm only 15 but I've loved creative writing since I was about 6. I'd love a career in it but nah, all I ever get told is 'that won't get you any money' or 'you have to be...
    n4ta1i3 n4ta1i3 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 7

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    I love using irony and puns in my daily life. And metaphors, they are just beautiful, I don't really use them while speaking but I love analysing them as a pass time.
    zoelle zoelle 18-21, F Jul 12

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    I love how Alex makes the song have some amazing meaning, and the metaphors inside the lyrics.
    GBulldog47 GBulldog47 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 14

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    Put my tongue in different places....No metaphors I'll just get straight to the point with u. Imma put my tongue all up inside of u. 😍😍😍
    SweetestGirl89 SweetestGirl89 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 9

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    OK! Let me be straight a head and honest when i talk about women. Most guys talk about the girl azz and beebs as have to say some does. I do look to women in different angle as...
    Egyptianguy34 Egyptianguy34 31-35, M 14 hrs ago

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    (The following 'Connection Tips' post was originally posted by Yalanda, but her account was deleted for whatever reason. I wanted to share this information in the hopes that others...
    joshwilburn1017 joshwilburn1017 18-21, M 2 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    "Let Her Go" - Passenger Well you only need the light when it's burning low Only miss the sun when it starts to snow Only know you love her when you let her go Only know you've...
    moonlightdancer1967 moonlightdancer1967 46-50, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    I Just Wanted Your Love By Alexz Johnson You got time If time is what you needed You're not mine I rather not believe you're fine Rather think you're up all night You're alright...
    deadmoon deadmoon 18-21, F 4 hrs ago

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    My best friend was Jordan and I meet her when I was like 7 believe it or not we first met in a church which was ironic cause she's an atheist and I'm undefined now. Anyway we got...
    DarkRun421 DarkRun421 16-17, F 1 hr ago

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    Ok so this my first story, I was about 14 when noticed I liked girl I was lesbian or bi ...Well I fell crazy in love with this girl in my school, she great when two us where...
    freedomlovergirl freedomlovergirl 18-21, F 16 hrs ago

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    my hands, Your hands Tight up like two ships Drifting, weightless waves try to break it I'd do anything to save it why is it so hard to save it? my heart, Your heart sit tight...
    5sosGirl 5sosGirl 13-15, F 14 hrs ago

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    I love you, just for who you are. In return I expect nothing from you. I love you, just the way you are. Therefore I expect you to change nothing I love you, because I need to love...
    GJOFJ3 GJOFJ3 56-60, M 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    I was 12 and he had just turned 13, we were in 7th grade. When we were in 6th grade, we hated each other, but I had liked him since the day I saw him( I'm not gonna say his name...
    Ivana12385 Ivana12385 18-21, F 9 hrs ago

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    Ultraviolet By Alexz Johnson Everybody knows the truth Everybody sees right through There's no escaping what you do Do to me, do to me I swear that you're just sinking in Like a...
    deadmoon deadmoon 18-21, F 4 hrs ago

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    He told me he loved me everyday, and I knew he didn't. I just didn't believe it. I wanted to hear it from him, but all he said was " I love you too " I saw the way he looked at...
    MaddyAlexis MaddyAlexis 13-15, F 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    I love someone and would give the world to have her, but..... I'm in such deep love with someone, and I cannot shut her out of my mind, not even for a second. I wake up several...
    aldream221 aldream221 31-35, M 22 hrs ago

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    When I was a teenager I had an amazing crush on my neighbour. She was lovely and I used to love seeing her sunbathing in her garden in a skimpy bikini. When she went away on...
    Stephbscot Stephbscot 41-45, M 2 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    I didn't plan on falling in love with you, and I doubt that you planned on falling in love with me. But once we met, it was clear that neither of us could control what was...
    hannagrace hannagrace 31-35, F 15 hrs ago

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    Love love LOVE this classic... Elvin Bishop - Fooled Around & Fell In Love - HD Bubblerock Promo ... vimeo.com/56494381
    stacey6988 stacey6988 31-35, F 14 hrs ago

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    I was part of this program that allowed us to watch school plays and critique them( write reviews) I honestly just signed up for it because it would mean another good thing on my...
    neptunechild neptunechild 16-17, F 11 hrs ago

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    I was his child, his lineage,his dreams and hopes.Every day I look at myself I see him.Thats why my sister hates me.She destroyed everything good. When she was sick and didn't do...
    CharmH CharmH 41-45, F 11 hrs ago

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    "I am," he said. He was staring at me, and I could see the corners of his eyes crinkling. "I'm in love with you, and I'm not in the business of denying myself the simple pleasure...
    alysharoberts25 alysharoberts25 13-15, F 9 hrs ago

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    Honestly, love is love. As long as the ages are appropriate, I believe it's okay! For instance, when I was 14, I was in "love" with an 18. It doesn't matter how old, or how young...
    MaddyAlexis MaddyAlexis 13-15, F 4 hrs ago

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    An old man lived alone in the country. He wanted to dig his potato garden but it was very hard work as the ground was hard. His only son Fred, who used to help him, was in prison...
    Loneliness78 Loneliness78 31-35, F 5 Responses 22 hrs ago

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    If I love sin then I love satan but if I hate sin then I love Jesus Christ .... So your choice also he force no one but it your choice.
    7DeadlySin 7DeadlySin 13-15, M 21 hrs ago

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    I am not a native English speaker,but I'll try to be understood by you. I met someone on Internet one year ago. We are both from different countries,so we speak in English. The...
    nathhalia nathhalia 16-17, F 1 Response 20 hrs ago

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    So sneaking out naked has been a regular hobby of mine for the past 3 years. I usually have pretty fun adventures but tonight was my most adventurous ever. So right now it is...
    yoyomobread yoyomobread 16-17, F 20 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    I am in love with you. But you are no longer in love with me. Yeah, sure you say you love me. But you don't. Haven't been for most of our marriage. Why did you marry me? Why did...
    BlueEyedFaye BlueEyedFaye 22-25, F 2 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    a lot of my friends trust me with their secrets so they often tell me that they are in love.i smile at them.what fools there is no such thing as love.Agree??
    mustafakhattak mustafakhattak 13-15, M 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    I just separted from my husband of 12 years. He said he loved me but he never showed me. I did everything for him and I got nothing in return. Now I want to meet someone who...
    LookingforLove63 LookingforLove63 51-55, F 11 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    As every good story starts; there's this girl. I met here when moved to my current city about 7 months ago. I got to school and made friends by the end of first period. Lunchtime...
    timboslice42 timboslice42 13-15, M 9 hrs ago

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    This actually happened to me twice in my final two years of high school. The first time was on a relief teacher for Social Sciences. I went to an all-girls school so like 90% of...
    emiveritas emiveritas 18-21, F 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    I hate fighting never been in a fight but I will fight for what I love. I plan to join the Marine Corps and I love my family that's in the Middle East and if I have to join the...
    superabe11 superabe11 16-17, M 7 hrs ago

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    TRUE MEANING OF MALE STATEMENTS Statement: "I'm a Romantic." True Meaning: "I'm poor." Statement: "You're the only girl I've ever cared about." True Meaning: "You are the only...
    Michael91142 Michael91142 70+, M 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    I'm 36C But I love to wear much smaller cups. I love when my boobs overflow from my bra, plain in view in my low-cut shirt. Sometimes I get really thin bras, so my nipples can show...
    SweetyPiee12 SweetyPiee12 16-17, F 3 Responses 5 hrs ago

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