Tag Archive for Extended Metaphor


The poet uses the metaphor of an ear of corn to describe her parents’ divorce.


The metaphor of drowning is used to explore a loved one’s secrecy.

Down the Stairs

An extended metaphor to a phobia of the “popular crowd.” A work of fiction by teenager Jeremy Kennels.

Practically a Joke

A poem about two truths. The first is that if you take a group of boys into the woods for a week, you can expect trouble.


Is it possible to cross the waters between these islands on which we all live?