Stories tagged “simile”

  • Why Teachers Need Summer Vacation

    She shuffled through the papers, picking up each one and weighing its potential. Like a field sparrow testing a crust of bread to determine whether or not it was worth trying to carry it off, she carefully placed each one back into the “in”...

  • I Like-Like The Mic

    Do you know what it’s like to like-like? Like, not merely liked, But to sincerely be psyched Right up to the cusp of love Where one simple shove Could dimple cheeks of Weightless floating like the clouds above? Well that’s how my heart swel...

  • Oasis of Bliss

    Life, for me, was like running as fast and as far as I could. Once I couldn’t run any longer I turned around and walked home. And when I laid in bed I was dead— Then ascended From where my life had ended To a place I never comprehended Could exis...

  • Human Nature

    Like a hawk that tears red, Wet strips of meat from bones We tear away the fabric of importance From everything else but ourselves.

    • Author: Tad Winslow
    • Posted about 9 years ago.
    • 2 out of 5
  • Comfort

    I took a chance and we danced Embraced with lace In rhythm’s trance A sun beam slants Across your face As white as cream As comfortably warm as coffee steam

    • Author: Tad Winslow
    • Posted about 9 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Abstract Captain Byssus Heptad

    Oooo, out of the ether plunged the metaphysical buccaneer on a shell tide of metaphors. Many of them failed him, mixing themselves on the surge of chuckling similes, and sent his spectacular tentacular one being bathysphere washing upon the quaquaversa...

    • Author: zxvasdf
    • Posted over 8 years ago.
  • Sunken Stones

    The transparent surface Reflects flesh eclipsing My skeleton’s silence Like bones of Sunken stones In the river Smoothed still As water fills The role of life-giver.

    • Author: Tad Winslow
    • Posted over 8 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • The Silent Mountain

    From battle won he flees on weary feet, the drifting snow, the quiet crystalline a contrast to the drenched battlefield. What once was mayhem now a silent grave, a chaos vanished in the winter light. Where once she stood, now there an empty space, a bl...

    • Author: memento
    • Posted over 7 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • The moon hung on the sky [poem]

    The moon hung on the sky Just like an afterthought Half there Half not. I sat sunk into my silence Just like a stone That still That alone. Meanwhile you were shining Just like a newly discovered star That near That far. And the world continued its lop...