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Extended Metaphor Poems | Examples of Extended Metaphor Poetry

Extended Metaphor Poems - Popular examples of all types of extended metaphor poetry to share and read. View a list of new poems for EXTENDED METAPHOR by modern poets.
she kissed me mommy
. whilst she giggled whilst she was...Read More
Categories: extended metaphor,
Form: Carpe Diem

I went to a pool it was pretty cool but then I was tired at school my teachers think I'm a fool good food makes me drool my shirt is made out of wool...Read More
Categories: extended metaphor, addiction, allegory, bangla, chanukah,
Form: Rhyme
. Let your'z truly be please the first to place mine true 'pon slip... "damn them feminine ...Read More
Categories: extended metaphor, analogy, appreciation, beauty, blessing,
Form: Free verse
Painted Smile
It’s all an act, can’t you see? A pretense of Shakespearean complexity A mask of so many layers it’s hard to hold Yet it only gets heavier as this sorry life unfolds If you really cared then you’d see...Read More
Categories: extended metaphor, angst, dark, depression, extended
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Death is a Promise Ring
The sun sets on the sorrow of mankind That slithers in the vein, crawls like a vine He wallows in the pit of those who succumb And travels through history beating his drum The blood from his armies stains...Read More
Categories: extended metaphor,
Form: Couplet

Premium Member RipTide
Our love is like a riptide wild ride, I am drowning in you. Riptide, pool slide, can't fight it, suck you right back in Can't swim to the side. Sex ride, heat light, glow bright driving us insane I want you...Read More
Categories: extended metaphor, inspirational love,
Form: Free verse
You call me a flower But what kind? Is it a yellow tulip? A cluster of warm sunshine and happiness? Or maybe a Lily of the Valley? The tears I’ve shed for you made into delicate little...Read More
Categories: deep, environment, extended metaphor,
Form: Free verse
Drop of water in the immense sea bird that lands and flies tiny grain of sand in the desert...Read More
Categories: extended metaphor, allusion, analogy, appreciation, extended
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member this is why I say nothing if asked what I'm thinking
The twisting and turning snatches of light are back on the wall I can't decypher them - they don't have messages within There's more to be known from snatches of caught words than prepared words The truth...Read More
Categories: extended metaphor,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Sounds in the Sky
The sun melts the milky way Sending balloons shaped Like electric eels While dinosaurs cry rivers That flow through the eyes and ears Of every living insult Filling sanctuaries For smiling souls Frozen in laughter As false god's of mercy Tremble in canyons Shimmering with gold The...Read More
Categories: extended metaphor,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Natural Probe
The Natural Probe The teal peels as it submits to gloaming, and a round lucidity exposed abroad. As the alien brilliance shines far away, the maneuvered view is being cast. 'Tis dormancy that exacts dark period of tenure, countdown from the...Read More
Categories: dark, extended metaphor, imagery,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Beating A Dead Horse
Reins lifted in spite, a grimace Blistering the urge to forgive the way Black changed to gray right before your eyes, Easing away the pain like, in fading, it might Be changed to innocence like snow, freezing the weakness In...Read More
Categories: extended metaphor, animal, death of a
Form: Free verse
HEAVY LOAD poetrix
The unbearable burden of an empty life an unsustainable weight...Read More
Categories: extended metaphor, allegory, allusion, analogy, appreciation,
Form: Light Verse
a gesture an immersive spectacle a threshold is crossed in the silence the lingering shadow of grief enters then loses itself in light...Read More
Categories: extended metaphor,
Form: Verse
Death in the Doorway
death's stood in the doorway but i'm no good with words so my pleas for mercy come in the form of fresh bandages on old wounds and plastering my vices on greeting cards though the reaper argues that if there was any...Read More
Categories: angst, extended metaphor, grief,
Form: Free verse

Specific Types of Extended Metaphor Poems

Read wonderful extended metaphor poetry on the following sub-topics: animal, family, friends, football, kids, lion, love, loneliness, moon, nature, yourself and more.

Definition | What is Extended Metaphor in Poetry?

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