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Family Metaphor Poems

These Family Metaphor poems are examples of Metaphor poems about Family. These are the best examples of Metaphor Family poems written by international poets.

Premium Member Smokey Filled Speak Easy
In the dim-lit alley of the soul's bazaar,
Were jazz and jive spill from ajar,
We tap our feet, snap fingers, under stars,
And speak in verses, raw...

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Categories: metaphor, 6th grade, anxiety, celebration,

Family Reunion
Breast beat for her I doubt you fathom crude
Understand thus gravitas of thy actions true
This must entrust you knot the thread bear
Bang thy drum roll...

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Categories: metaphor, crazy, dark, daughter, death,

a hot day and a smelter
A hot day and a smelter

Is it in Qatar, or in Dubai a friendly aluminum 
smelter for sale, the one in the picture on a TV...

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© Jan Hansen  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: color, creation, extended metaphor,

Kite of Luminous Splendour
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Categories: metaphor, beautiful, family, friendship, ocean,

My family spoke two languages
I’m not the same
Results came in still thankless
Feels weird to be diagnosed anxious
Results so plain
I’m still hiding under several blankets
I ain’t...

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© R.P. Grcic  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: metaphor, abuse, addiction, childhood, extended

Valentine's Day 2015
Valentine’s Day 2015
An odd way to spend it,
At Hospice watching Nana sleep,
This room becoming our world
On a rotating basis.
Right now there’s me
And Nana and IT

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Categories: caregiving, death, family, metaphor,

Premium Member A King’s Ransom
What is the gift in your life
Is it your husband or wife
Is it your children, your lover, your pet
The notion of someone you haven’t met...

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Categories: metaphor, symbolism,

A Hunger Unfed
from your first born, when you grab a dusting of talc, crushed with late night feeds, stirring in bouncing and stories on a knee,

adding a...

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Categories: metaphor, analogy,

Interview Overheard
I hear them talking as I open my eyes, 
a hazy something lingers on my lips like lava, 
threatening to erupt. I hear question then...

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Categories: metaphor, analogy, animal,

Grieving the Shift
Time passes, conversation and music ends,
light refracts, shimmers in water, bends.
Nails grow, hair lengthens, heads turn and bones break,
stems wilt, gardens overgrow, clouds regurgitate water...

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Categories: metaphor, analogy,

Premium Member Flower Child
May the child of the woman whom is named yellow flower
Always brighten your life when you are in your darkest hour,
As well as shine like...

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Categories: metaphor, baby, child, family, flower,

Narrow Margin
- in those moments, it shines.
The nostalgia of an upside down
world glinting up through hourglasses of years,
a mark impressed upon flesh; a scar harbouring
simple childhood...

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Categories: metaphor, analogy,

Sweet Bread
Sweet bread, pure pleasure.
Most awesome of creation!
New life -forever!...

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© Maurus Bey  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: family, life, love, metaphor,

Premium Member A Joining Created Colors of Human Faces

A Joining Created Colors of Human Faces
All is the power of the power Elohim creates
Beauty beheld baste the provisions shore
Creative forces share creativity case…
Declared declaration...

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Categories: metaphor, analogy, appreciation, desire, engagement,

Time may change me
But I can't trace time
-David Bowie

piercing morning winds threaten
to strip the trees of their
orange, golden and crimson gowns;
the resilient foliage
gripping tightly to...

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Categories: metaphor, addiction, anxiety, autumn, daughter,

Book: Shattered Sighs