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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 A Fruitful Fusion
I was aspiring to be a professional dancer, which had long been my dream,
As rogue planets head out on their own, from the stars that...

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Categories: metaphor, dance, dream, fantasy, imagery,


Oh howling moaning whispering wind
What does thou do in moonless night
While stars are blinking in sadness
And nothing else is there in sight
Thou stir branches of...

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Categories: metaphor, beautiful, blessing, dark, heaven,

A far fetched story
Of toys and factories.
Designed and made for a purpose.
Children relate as entertainment
Adults as memories.
Only two buttons lifted the plane
A miracle performed by...

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© Samir Raj  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: meaningful, metaphor,

Across The Lake
The ice is slowly melting underneath me. 

There is a real danger here.

Now I am frozen and drowning. 

But still on the surface. 

Just paralyzed...

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Categories: extended metaphor, mental illness,

Wave Of Fantasy
Take me away with a wave of fantasy 

Far from this harsh reality. 

Where there is cheer, 

For every existing fear. 

Where there is light,...

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Categories: metaphor, absence, care, conflict, dark,

Patience Worth and Poet's Manifest
The prose & prosaic lives pursuing career
From apartheid in Africa to US freedoms (1983)
Poets voices muted, too much hunger
The luxury of democracy, enduring systems
Of dispossession,...

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© Anil Deo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: metaphor, africa, conflict, education, environment,


You don’t realize
How much I hate your guts
Clutch a glass so tight
I don’t see the blood 
Leaking from the shards
That’ve dug deep into my skin.


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© Megan Ryan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: metaphor, anger, dad, dark, death,

Premium Member Serendipity

Serendipity, a promise of destiny, 
In the middle of the night, you dream,
You cry every time, for the revelation find,
whose words, words spoken, things...

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Categories: conflict, extended metaphor, family,

Premium Member Like Branches

Like branches of a rooted, sturdy tree, 
       a family survives- 

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Categories: life, metaphor, tree,

Premium Member Dark Dimension

There is an intense flame in the dark dimension.
Have you ever wondered why it has burned so long?
Is it the work of the devil or...

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© Sotto Poet  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: dark, extended metaphor, fantasy,

an existential curiosity
the abandoned house, so lonely
and desolate. The wood cracking like
cardboard shredded by a cat. Its
windows opaque with grime, where
they are still intact. A roof caved...

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Categories: environment, imagery, metaphor, nature,

Premium Member The Family Tree
In a kingdom far, far away
   a bonny baby was born to
some royalty who then held sway;
   a bloodline decidedly blue.

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Categories: analogy, introspection, metaphor,


             When the space traveler returned,

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Categories: metaphor, adventure, allegory, creation, extended

Premium Member A Spiritual Awakening
Walking across the grass, tall, unopposed, well dressed as always.

I say to my brother, must we talk?
He nods.
I hug and kiss his cheek.
He appears a...

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Categories: metaphor, angel, baby, brother, dream,

On a Foggy Day You Can See the War
Is it the fog or is it just the steam
That's rising from Italian coffee cups?
Today I wonder if the sunlight beam
Was ever cherished by the...

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Categories: autumn, family, love, metaphor,