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Metaphor Personification Poems

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


Dog-end of Summer
Memories dripping like ice-cream: 
days spent on endless nature walks;
laughter of children in the parks.
Dog-end of summer; stealthily 
protracting shadows deceive us.
Apologetically sun’s
rays wake me...

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Categories: personification, children, loss, memory, metaphor,



Premium Member Silence personified
I am nature,
soul of a mountain,
buried under a billion snowflakes.

I float like butterflies,
from petal to petal.
As cinereal clouds clear,
under a glistening sunrise,
I illuminate like a...

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Categories: analogy, metaphor, silence,

The Polar Ice Cap
What If There Was No Tomorrow? - The Polar Ice ‘Cap’

- this time it’s burnt and curled upon a new head. The 
sweet smoke of...

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Categories: personification, analogy,

The naked tree branch
The naked tree branch reaches out to its drowning shadow in the millpond. 


Note: Personification is a form of metaphor.

19 Aug 2019...

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Categories: metaphor,

The Pearl
Sea waters bathe the shore
time and again with the tide
bringing with it
demolished particles
what once were the walls
of a child's sandcastle
now awashed
across my ceiling and floor
needing...

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Categories: growth, life, metaphor, nature,



The Anatomy of a Party
A party is a body covered in freckles
the shape of wine glasses, circles
marking tables without coasters – 

its arms are askew like rugs kicked upon...

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Categories: personification, celebration,

Premium Member The Mockingbird

Oh how you cantilate and croon,
          On pilfered beams from Mr Moon,
    ...

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Categories: animal, appreciation, beauty, bird,

Premium Member Candle
A candle shortened by the years,
It beads of wax, like streaks of tears;
Still burns, but with a timid glow—
Less brightly than a life ago.

And as...

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Categories: metaphor,

Love inside a bottle
The life we have, I imagine, is like water inside a bottle
Whereas us as a vessel, we fill ourselves with the people we love
Some, we’re...

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Categories: allegory, funeral, imagination, life,

Premium Member I Will Pass
I Will Pass

I am a black rolling wall cloud,
Hanging static in the west;
Following you wherever you go,
Never giving you rest.

I smile when you’re unhappy,
For that...

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Categories: emotions, metaphor,

Disturbing
He is disturbing when I use him
When I see the hoe at my doorsteps
I squeeze his morals in one word, "tyrant"
My feet he eats greedily...

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Categories: abuse, metaphor,

Premium Member Addiction
I'm Mephistopheles...you, my Faust
I'm to your mind what a fluorescent bulb is...
To a fly. I take perverse pleasure
In trapping you in my undertow

I'm a tireless...

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Categories: addiction, drug, metaphor, write,

Premium Member Personification

rough exterior
fissures of hard living etched
bark of an old tree...

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Categories: personification, metaphor, nature, tree,

Parts of Us
The crease in the bedspread, the fold in our pillows,
the bends in the doormat’s bristles, the off-angle shoe by the stairs.

The lip stain around a...

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Categories: personification, analogy,

Premium Member I'm Afraid There's No Denyin'

I fatten 'neath the topsoil's healthy moat
          So pregnant with the surge of life, anew
 ...

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Categories: beauty, flower, metaphor, spring,

Premium Member Desert Bloom
My aorta beats in golden poppies,
pulsing down slopes to pool
in a bruise of purple sage.
Though my eyes gleam
with lemon marigolds
snow caps of porcelain lupine
melt on...

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Categories: flower, metaphor, spring,

Premium Member Spirit of The Singing Waters
Spirit of The Singing Waters

Do you hear her in the forest
there within the winding creek?
If you listen to the water
you will surely hear her speak.
She’s...

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Categories: beauty, environment, imagery, metaphor,

Premium Member Sundial

I only tell of sunny hours...
          While quartering each day
      ...

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Categories: metaphor, sun, time, wisdom,

Premium Member And So It Begins
and so it begins…

I lay here dormant
playing possum
peeking warily
and wearily
beneath the rotted leaves
of Autumn’s glory
testing the air
with a daring shoot
telescopically assessing
the tenor of the wind.

Oh,...

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Categories: metaphor,

Premium Member Ode To the Wind
I love to watch you wind, 
as you sway the trees and blow
across the fields in a gentle breeze, 
but I wonder where you go.
You...

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Categories: appreciation, environment, how i