I Speak In Metaphor

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    Not Deliberately.

    I sometimes indulge in metaphor-speak - although not deliberately. But that's me for you - concentration of a gnat. The problem is that it's very easy to slip into without realising it  - as it is for analagous-speak - as easy as riding a bike, in fact!
    EnglishMuffin EnglishMuffin
    46-50, M
    4 Responses Nov 10, 2010

    I love saying very vague answers to respond to

    my friends questions, and then when they react is like: o.o?? Responding with "I dont know. How about i leave it to your imagination?" Really confuses them. xD
    MysteriousAddiction MysteriousAddiction
    18-21, F
    Jul 17, 2014

    Or Write!

    I like to use metaphors to explain complex thoughts or feelings. I want people to understand what I am trying to communicate, completely. And I always worry about not being understood. So, I tend to use a lot of metaphors in my speech and writing. :-) It is helpful and it gets...
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    1 Response Feb 14, 2009

    Pain And Sorrow.

    Once upon a time there was a youth who dreamed dreams of adventure and goodness. He came from average people who worked hard and made sacrifices for their families. They came from people who were farmers, who were primarily hill people, who had a strong belief in what was fair...
    ravenge ravenge
    26-30, F
    5 Responses Apr 5, 2011

    Existence In Distances

    She was rough. Bare footed against the dead dusty earth.A wiry figure tumbling across the dirt.She did not know where she was going only that she was leaving something behind. A moment so frustrating and vile she would break her own.The thorns embedded in her feet remind her that...
    DominatrisManifesto DominatrisManifesto
    22-25, F
    Dec 17, 2012
    someotherme someotherme
    36-40, F
    Nov 30, 2015

    The Search

    We're all on a quest to search for things in our life. Some people are searching for that special someone they can call their wife/husband, others are simply just searching for a friend that they feel understand who they are. Some people are searching for ways to show their love...
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    1 Response May 9, 2013

    If you hold on to something

    that has happened in your life the hole starts to get full. If you let go of that particular something the fullness starts to sink until the hole is completely empty.
    Metaphoristic Metaphoristic
    26-30, M
    Sep 26, 2015

    Maybe Too Much

    I think sometimes I use a little too much artistic liberty when I write because I'm often misunderstood.  I speak/write in metaphor, I also write from 2nd/3rd person perspective which confuses people too lol  I try not to speak that way, Blas doesn't like when Blas...
    BlasphemousAngel BlasphemousAngel
    31-35, M
    6 Responses Jan 11, 2010

    Hate Nothing

    "I am a soldier." Once I had the hatred in me.  I could kill and be killed in turn and in death find nothing and weakness. I have lost the ability to Hate, and thus, the willingness to kill. "I am a soldier without a spear and sheild" Old...
    npc npc
    Feb 13, 2009

    "what She Talkin' 'bout"?

    I have idea why I do, where it came from. Typically, I can't do this now hahaha, sods law. But it just makes things more interesting. I also learn better in metaphors. I have a weird way of thinking.
    OnMyTippeeToes OnMyTippeeToes
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jan 29, 2012

    I find it a lot mote entertaining to speak

    and write I'm metaphor. Its quite fun to confuse people. xD
    MysteriousAddiction MysteriousAddiction
    18-21, F
    Jun 25, 2014
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