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Metaphor Simile Poems

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

Premium Member Stalemate
clash of egos,
of perspectives 
stalls fluidity.
a partnership dissolves 
once a mountain stream 
now a trickle;
static electricity.
at rest;
in a state of stagnation.
they've assumed...

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Categories: conflict, metaphor, perspective, simile,

A Ruby Dove
I do not usually write complex poems, but upon writing the first stanza I decided to continue.

A deathly treasure,
A ruby dove
Soaring with pleasure
Against the pearl...

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Categories: death, metaphor, simile, symbolism,

Now tell me that you've felt a failure
In doing what was right
As salted pillows dampen
In the dead of sleepless night
A wonder, wonders bless the wicked

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Categories: simile, angst, anxiety, betrayal, metaphor,

Premium Member O, Meal Worm
A meal worm eats me like a gourd of flesh,
     this slimy beast I dread; two weeks or more
until my youthful...

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Categories: simile, extended metaphor, heart, horror,

A slit on a rock

A burg in a vale, 
Amassed stones and rocks as bulwark,
Assembled stones and rocks as a stack,
Stones and rocks stopping the waters from losing the...

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© Grace Mura  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: extended metaphor, inspirational, simile,


Mortar, and brick

Nowhere to turn without feeling sick, stoned

To my stomach

A bottomless pit

Unheard, smothered by a thousand succinct voices' verbose drone

Speaking as they spew toxic,...

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Categories: anxiety, deep, metaphor, simile,

A Stage
What, I cannot say,
A feeling something's wonkey.
Like mucking muddy sand at the bottom of the ocean,
Beneath acrobatic, trapeze artist monkeys.
What can be said,
About the snorkeling...

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Categories: simile, funny, humor, humorous, metaphor,

Premium Member Alone
When you are alone you are all your own. ~Leonardo da Vinci

the Milky Way that rises like a sea fret 
forging a way amongst the...

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Categories: simile, analogy, inspiration, metaphor, philosophy,

Premium Member Confidence is a Choice
Confidence is a choice,
Preponderance of undue ignorance,
Tethered in tandem to wheels of spiny leathery,
Bumpy hairs click back at a finger’s flick.

Rotations earned from itself, but...

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Categories: simile, age, appreciation, confidence, nice,

Premium Member Life as a Blowhole Like a Whale
...with apologies to Ogden Nash


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Categories: simile, appreciation, beach, hope, introspection,

Premium Member Symphonic Sconce: 'The Candle'
*Image of Candle Masquerade by Pixabay.

Symphonic Sconce
(The Candle)

Seasoned succession
Sanctioned section
Soloist strings
Streaming satisfaction
Spirited sheathed
Solidly settles
Sustained symmetry
Stalwart stance
Stage set
Soft shades
Simulacrum sources
Spark stirs
Silhouette styles
Sparkling surfaces
Shining signature

2023 January 03


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© Hilo Poet  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: extended metaphor, simile,

Premium Member Colors in the Sky
"Two doves in white flying, feathers glow beneath the morning's rainbow colors"
–	Charles Messina

The two fly smoothly side by side
through the shimmering shades of morn.
Their spotless...

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Categories: simile, beauty, bird, god, love,

Premium Member Dating Poetry
  Image Gene met a four
    but Sima Lee he still a doored...

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Categories: image, metaphor, poetry, simile,

A Winter Walk
Like a window with crystals of snow,
I am cold.
Like the little fire in a furnace,
I glow.
My skin so numb,
What's underneath this u ever wonder?
Why would...

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© Tripti Kr  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: metaphor, poetry, simile,

A Ravenous Rhyme
Jen, the human race is in a rush.

you remain calm
Like the heavenly ornament
Painted by Gods brush....

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Categories: simile, allusion, creation, god, metaphor,