Their disctintive differences are determined by how close the comparison is between the words. Franz von Suppé Better is a dinner of herbs where love is, than a stalled ox and hatred therewith. I love you like a punk loves his hair gel. Love is like a dizziness; It winna let a poor body Gang about his bizziness. John Greenleaf Whittier Love is a lamp unseen, burning to waste, or, if its light is found, nursed for our idle hour, then idly broken.
Here, you will find friendly poets who enjoy supporting one another. James Whitcomb Riley Love is like a red-currant wineit first tastes sweet, but afterward shuddery. Use these examples as inspiration. I miss you, like the desert misses the rain like an addict without cocaine, like a kiss that misses lips like actors without their scripts. I love you like there are stars in the sky. Online Reading Activities: Complete on phones, tablets, or computers. A simile is one of the most common forms of figurative language.
I love you like a teacher loves their kids. I love you like I love cats. Thomas William Robertson True love is like ghosts, which everybody talks about and few have seen. Of course, when it comes to using similes to express your love, it can require a little more explanation. It sends out circles of suggested meanings that stop only when the reader stops responding to them. Have Fun With Similes Whether you use them in , incorporate them in , or even include one in a college essay, similes are a great way to spice up your writing.
My grief-stricken lap waits for Your grieving grievances. Wishing you and your poetry the best. Similes like this give your loved one a point of comparison so he or she knows what you can compare your love to. Ronalyn Welcome to Poetry soup, I hope you enjoy the community. Sir John Vanbrugh Love, like fortune, turns upon a heel, and is very much given to rising and falling.
Thomas Yalden · Check out our other writing samples, like our resources on , ,. Start their creative juices flowing by offering some suggestions on how to work in a simile. Include Shakespeare as well as other authors. The love the poet feels and the woman who is the object of it mingle. I love you like a raccoon loves trash.
I encourage you to check out the contest page and read to receive comments. The simile makes a direct comparison, the metaphor's comparison is implied but not stated. Now is time to give ears To your titanic tale of tears. Especially when characterizing the absurd policies in a modern office. I love you like Han Solo loves Leia.
Love flows through my veins like rivers that break off into endless streams and water the gardens of the green stems of torn covered rose bushes. I love you like a tornado loves a mobile home park. Examples of similes can be found just about anywhere from poems to song lyrics and even in everyday conversations. The wild rose-briar is sweet in spring, Its summer blossoms scent the air; Yet wait till winter comes again, And who will call the wild-briar fair? I love you like a mountaineer loves Mt. An example of a simile is: She is as innocent as an angel.
I love you like a letter loves an envelope. I love you like my vain friend loves himself. Such comparison—or transfers of meaning from one word or entity to another—communicates a figurative truth rather than a literal one. Leake 15th November 2015 All Rights Reserved by Categories: husband, kiss, love, simile, With you in my life my beautiful wife My feelings are deep and true I will forever belong to you Your voice is music to my ears Or a poem by William Shakespeare I felt like fireworks burst at our first kiss Oh, my sweetheart. I love you like a hammer loves a nail.
. I love you like I love my Netflix subscription. Philip James Bailey In love, a woman is like a lyre that surrenders its secrets only to the hand that knows how to touch its strings. Johann Caspar Lavater Love, like the lark, while soaring sings; Wouldst have him spread again his wings? I love you like a shoe loves a sock. Ernst Lange Love, like the flower that courts the suns kind ray, Will flourish only in the smiles of day. I love you like how Beauty loved the beast.