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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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    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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    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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    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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    You don't add yellow to get more blue.

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

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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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    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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    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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    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 #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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    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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    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 18-21, F Mar 1

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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 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 3 Responses Feb 5

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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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    Related Experiences

    Hi I'm an American male who really like to tickle girls only. I am looking for a girl who wants to talk about anything tickling related or even other stuff. I really love tickling...
    Fr0sty373 Fr0sty373 18-21, M 1 Response 15 mins ago

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    you need to find the person who you can love every day without doubt,every day love each other more and more,touch each others,help each others,you can find it,if that's what makes...
    cleanyoursoul cleanyoursoul 26-30, F 1 hr ago

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    Yes, very very far away...like I complete different world...for years I've forgot about my feelings for a cartoon that I used to be in love with, but lately he's all I can think...
    MrMenShow MrMenShow 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    Because I have young children at home I love the Christmas season so much. I love to watch my youngsters when the are opening their presents from others. I love the pictures...
    redheadedfemale redheadedfemale 41-45, F 1 hr ago

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    8 Gifts Everybody Deserves To Receive. Everybody loves receiving gifts - for their birthday,for Christmas or randomly.There's nothing more thrilling,but deep down the...
    teachocolate teachocolate 41-45, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    "Love can either be the purest form of happiness or the most painful type of misery" -Me
    LopsidedLollipop LopsidedLollipop 13-15, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    my favorite is 'Funeral Parade Of Roses'. Nothing is taboo and the girls are soooo pretty i'm in love. Made me feel like a girl again. I had to ***** and watch in my panties...
    SeanMe SeanMe 46-50, M 2 hrs ago

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    I have been married to the love of my life for 19 years! I still get giddy when he comes home from work!β€οΈπŸ‘
    NYgirl07 NYgirl07 41-45, F 2 hrs ago

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    I am an only child and a mother of an only child. I married for security and had hoped for love but have been faithful to a man that has detachment disorder for 20 years . My...
    JustGeorgieGirl JustGeorgieGirl 46-50, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    I'm obsessed with this beautiful specimen. He is thee most gorgeous being I have ever laid eyes on, both inside and out. He defiantly needs to be in more starring roles and in more...
    TheHogwartzJanitor TheHogwartzJanitor 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    This is my dilema and the most obvious is that it is NOT a dilema but the feelings I have makes everything feel so wrong. I in a sense do know the person I am inlove with, but I...
    LoveUnite LoveUnite 26-30, F 2 hrs ago

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    i was a difficult kid and my mother says she used to had the toughest time to putting me to sleep. slightest shift of her body would make me got up and all in panic.....i still...
    snuffal snuffal 26-30, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    Just now at the mall!! Love shopping 😁😁
    jakethesissy4U jakethesissy4U 18-21, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I love the United States of America. I don't care what others think of us, what matters is that we are willing to come through the hardest things and that we openly support and...
    Andyg99 Andyg99 22-25, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    A couple of years ago, I met a woman, she was my teacher, she taught me everything about life and people, she did't know that she drove me crazy. I've never really been in love...
    MelissaNgo MelissaNgo 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    I love owning slaves. Message me if you want to be my dirty slave.
    MrZander MrZander 22-25, M 3 hrs ago

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    I love wearing PVC and plastic rainwear. The touch of the plastic on my bare skin is terrific. I also feel happy and relaxed when wearing plastic. Sometimes I wear rainwear for its...
    theshakes theshakes 56-60 3 hrs ago

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    I love the banner for this. This is the right way to be.
    RealmRunner RealmRunner 22-25, F 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    I don't think love cares about age and the stigma associated with them. My mom married a man 20 years younger and they are deeply in love with each other. I envy some days what...
    ShadowSteel ShadowSteel 36-40, M 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    This one friend has been by my side through the best and worst of me and never left my side. I love you Sis
    ShadowSteel ShadowSteel 36-40, M 4 hrs ago

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    In some of the hardest times in life, I love to find quotes that give me a little reassurance and hope to get through the day! A few positive words can make all the difference!!!
    NYgirl07 NYgirl07 41-45, F 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    been like a year without being in love, I seriously wanna fall in love again, just so scared of heart break
    Dpot Dpot 22-25, M 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    been like a year without falling in love, I seriously wanna fall in love , just so scared of heart break
    Dpot Dpot 22-25, M 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    I still love her, I know that I can't have her, so I'm trying to be her friend, but its not working, I get nervous every time I see her. I want to be her friend, but she already...
    nooblordiv nooblordiv 13-15, M 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    I love music that can paint s picture in an unconventional and abstract way, lyrically or instrumentally...and I tend to really love abstract art as well. I guess they both seem to...
    Mr1470 Mr1470 46-50, M 5 hrs ago

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