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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.

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Not My Storm
Not my storm What a storm that was, raging, so electric and bright, The crash of the thunder split day from the night, The drama unfolding, an inch from my head, As I lay there and watched from the...Read More
Categories: extended metaphor, imagery, night,
Form: Rhyme

Later edited
Later This life, these actions, the situations, the people I meet, cars I drive, places I go. All of the above make a life, my life. What do you make of it? The same as I...Read More
Categories: extended metaphor, inspiration, life,
Form: Blank verse
My many mirrored melancholy memories mask meaningful mindful meandering moments...Read More
Categories: extended metaphor, forgiveness, inspiration,
Form: Alliteration
Premium Member Crow
Do not judge bird with black coloured wing, “ugly looking thief that cannot sing!” “snatches from others so it can feed!” A bird linked to death, darkness and greed! How prejudice clouds our timid mind? Is it fear of...Read More
Categories: extended metaphor, black african american, dark,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Insistent Tide
Gritty shore pops foamy words Sends fantasy back to sea Drifting flotsam overboard Swept casually...Read More
Categories: extended metaphor, philosophy, truth,
Form: Dodoitsu

The exaltation of the spirit reflects through all beauty, making ones virtue standing against all vices so groovy. The poor spirit or guilty conscience numbs the integrity, those guilty of the same fault unite in making a virtue...Read More
Categories: 12th grade, extended metaphor,
Form: Ballad
midnight poetry experiments: phase 1
ok so i was experimenting with different words, and phrases, and ideas. i am not really sure what i ended up with yet. midnight poems are sometimes a bit wobbly. every decision leads to the birth...Read More
Categories: extended metaphor,
Form: Free verse
Old Woman With A Faded Pink Shawl
There is no moon tonight. Wine fills me with melancholy. Movement of boats on the Seine soothe me like choral music. Illuminated torches excite nostalgia. The sound of an Aurignacian flute can be heard down the boulevard, or maybe...Read More
Categories: age, extended metaphor, loneliness,
Form: Free verse
A place where the past lives
Each of us has something to remember, We build our own homes for the past, And there are a lot of rooms in this house, It will hold all your past. This is the room where you were born, But...Read More
Categories: character, dark, extended metaphor,
Form: Verse
Child Of The Savannah
Child Of The Savannah (A Poem by Nwabuisi Chimezie Samuel ) I walked into my youth With bare foot. So I don't lose my way, I memorized his tales. I am in a future, Similar...Read More
Categories: extended metaphor, adventure, africa, courage, extended
Form: Rhyme
pi in an onion peeling for infinity 6.25.2020...Read More
Categories: extended metaphor, word play,
Form: Senryu
Wheels Of Time
We bind the wounded Encourage the hurted Rebuke the wayward Enjoin the truthful... Rejoice in the Just... Prosper in elect ones Goes the adage.. in time.. ..Winds are tied up... ..In hope for The Dawn... ...Yester's liberators Are they not today's Most feared tyrants.... .....Were we not...Read More
Categories: extended metaphor, destiny, emo, emotions, extended
Form: Blank verse
(Put Out To Dry) laundering minds airing...Read More
Categories: conflict, extended metaphor, for
Form: Senryu
Premium Member Consumed by The Widow Spider
Consumed by The Widow Spider The wretches of life are gone, from the weathered of a peaceful place, lived once in a playful soul? Feasting upon his flesh the widow, bite by bite, bit by bit, hurting from inside,...Read More
Categories: deep, emotions, extended metaphor,
Form: Dramatic Verse
the epoch, the epopee, the eternity
When a precedent-busting pandemic is palling around the world when its concomitant panic and pain freak out it is your fine figures that are unflinchingly unfurled e'en as proctective gears barely eke out. Isolation wards owe you diligence...Read More
Categories: eulogy, extended metaphor,
Form: 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.

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