METAPHORS
Updated May 12th 2009

MUSCULAR PEAKS

A SHOWPLACE OF EVOLUTION'S SLOW MAGIC

GRACEFUL DUNES AND GOLDEN SANDS

SEA OF SAND

HILLS WORN TO THE GREY BONES

SUN BLEACHED LAND

LAND BLEACHED IN THE FIERY SUN

THE SCENE IS IRRESISTABLE

A PAINTING COME TO LIFE

DUSTED WITH NEW SNOW

AN OASIS RISING FROM A SANDY WASTELAND

EMPTY DRIFTING DUNES

THE LOST CITY FROZEN FRONTIER

COLD STRANGE PLACE THE

BLAZING DESOLATION - LONELY DESOLATION

A CLUMP OF OLD COTTON WOOD TREES

RED DUST SWIRLED

GREEN DRAGON MOUNTAIN

A WRETCHED PLACE OF SOLITUDE

GREEN FINGER OF LAND

OOZING WETLAND

THICK GREEN WILDERNESS

THE LAND IS FULL OF SONG

UNTAMED SPLENDOR

STRANGELY BEAUTIFUL

BONE SHATTERING - AXLE BREAKING BUMPY

THE LAND BREATHS MAGIC

THE EARTH IS MY MOTHER THE SUN IS MY FATHER

YOU CAN ALMOST HEAR THE GRASS GROWING

SEASON OF DUST

IN THE SPINDLY ARMS OF A MANGROVE TREE

A WHITE CRESCENT OF BEACH

I HEAR THE LAND SPEAKING TO ME

OTHER WORLDLY APPEARANCE

BIG BAD CITY

THE WIND SWEPT FRONTIER

A FENCELESS BORDER

FRESH DRIFTING SNOW

A MIRACLE OF A DESERT IN BLOOM

HOUSES HUDDLED CLOSE TOGETHER

THE RUMBLE OF THE WHEELS

THE LAND OF PERFECT BLISS

MUSIC IN THE LEAVES

PLAYING WITH A BROKEN TWIG IN THE MORNING

COME TO THE EDGE OF THE EARTH

WHITE SILVER - SHINING GOLD

WHERE THE FLOWERS BLOOM

THE DESERT OF TEPENTAR

THE BLACK FRINGE OF THE FOREST

SUN SCORCHED HILLS

THROUGH THE TWISTING STREETS

ON THE EDGE OF EARTH AND SKY

WEB OF STREETS

BLOOMS OF THE DAWN

LAND IN THE NIGHT

THE ISLAND OVERGROWN WITH WEEDS

THE SHADOWS COWER UNDER THE TREES

THE LEAVES RUSTLE IN THE WILD

WIND STRANGE LANDS

OF AUTUMN LAND OF 100 CROSS ROADS

DUSTY STREETS THAT SEEM TO LEAD NOWHERE

BENEATH SUN DRENCHED PALM TREES

A MAGICAL VILLAGE

THE LAND IS ALIVE

WARPS AND TANGLES OF ROCK AND SKY

UNEARTHLY FORMS

THE LEAVES FLUTTERED AND TOSSED IN THE BREEZE

WRITTEN IN THE ROCKS

EARTH MEETS THE SKY

GREEN TANGLE OF A FOREST FLOOR

AT THE FOOT OF WHAT HILL

I WANDER THROUGH NAMELESS LANDS

INFINITE EXPANSE OF PRISTINE LAND

A FLAT, STONY PLAIN

THE HARD, PEBBLY GROUND

A CITY THAT NEVER SLEEPS

ARMIES OF ALIEN BEETLES MARCHED

TANGLED GREEN ISLANDS

THICK TWISTED TRUNK

TANGLE OF LEAVES

DANK, EERILY ECHOING PASSAGEWAY

WIND SWEPT PEAKS

OVER THE NARROW WINDING STREETS

PASTURES OF EMERALD GREEN

A GREAT CHUNK OF THE WORLD

ROCKY FOREST ROAD

SEA OF SAND

THE WIND SWEPT DESERT

THE SILENCE OF THE DESERT

NESTLED IN THE COOL GREEN MOUNTAINS

FLAT MEADOW RINGED BY HILLS

THE GREEN AND RED ROOFS OF DISTANT COTTAGES

AN OCEAN OF YELLOW SAND

THE LAND ROLLS SOFTLY TO THE SEA

IRON GHOSTS FROM THE AGE OF STEAM

EMERALD CARPETS OF SPROUTING WHEAT

RIVERS OF GOLDEN CORN

A ROSE IN THE MUD

THE LAND HAS GONE TO WEED

THE COLOR OF HONEY

IN THE SHADOW OF LUSH GREEN MOUNTAINS

LOCKED IN A CHANGELESS SETTING

LAND OF RICH SOIL AND MOIST FORESTS

THE WARM GLOW OF OIL LAMPS

BRITTLE RUINS OF A PRUSSIAN CASTLE

GHOSTLY MOUNTAINS THAT RISE FROM THE SEA

SHELTERED BY TOWERING PINES

CLOSER TO HOME

THAT NIGHT AROUND THE CAMPFIRE

BARREN PLAINS

ROCK STREWN HILLS

SAND-CHOKED GULLIES

SHEER EDGE OF A CLIFF

THE BIRDS FELL SILENT

A FIELD OF STUBBLE WHEAT

UNTRAMMELED BEAUTY

A GREY LONELY PLACE

NAKED SWEEP OF EARTH

ON THE EDGE OF TOWN

COARSE SAND BEACHES

WALK THE SOFT EARTH

EMPTY OF ALL THINGS HUMAN

THE MAGIC OF THE TROPICS

SUN-SWEPT PLAINS

SANDY PLAINS OF AFRICA

AN OLD TREE SHADES THE EMPTY LAWN

THE SOUND OF TEMPLE BELLS

LAND OF FIRE AND ICE

ICE - ROCK AND SKY

CHAOTIC STREETS

THE DRY AND DUSTY GROUND

PUSHING THROUGH RAW WILDERNESS

ON NATURES GRAND STAGE

GLACIER HUNG MOUNTAINS - STILL FREE OF NAMES

MISTY VALLEYS DOTTED WITH CARIBOU

FLOWERING JUNGLES

ACROSS THE FRIGID BEACHES

WHERE RAIN IS A PHANTOM

RUST- COLORED MOUNTAIN RANGES

ODD SHAPED LAVA FORMATIONS

WIND SCULPTED DUNES

SUNBURNT COUNTRY

SUGAR WHITE BEACHES

CONSTELLATIONS OF LAND IN A UNIVERSE OF SEA

CLOUD COVERED VOLCANIC PEAKS

SHARK-TOOTHED VOLCANIC SKYLINE

NATURE KEEPS ON REINVENTING ITSELF

THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF NO WHERE

THE ENDLESS CAVE HARKEN...

TO THE LAND'S TIMELESS RHYTHMS

A WILD MOUNTAIN JUNGLE

THE GROUND DAPPLED WITH CRIMSON FLOWERS

LOVELY HILLS AND TURQUOISE WATERS

FALL SETS MAPLE AND BIRCH AFLAME

THE OLD RAILROAD BRIDGE

ON THE LOW SUNNY HILLS

THE GENTLE GREEN SLOPES

SUN WASHED VALLEY

TREE SHADED VALLEY

SHOUTS ECHOED DOWN THE CANYON

IN THE DRY COUNTRY SIDE

ROLLING FARM LANDS

AT THE EDGE OF THE SEA

THE CRUNCH OF SAND UNDER BARE FEET

THE CRIES OF THE GULL AND PLOVER

PERPETUALLY FROZEN

THE CLATTER OF CHARIOTS

TRIUMPHANT GATEWAY OR ENTRANCE

THE OLD STONE WALLS

THE TYRANNY OF GRAVITY

SCATTERED AMONG THE WEEDS

THE TURQUOISE COAST OF THE MEDITERRANEAN

FIRE IS THE FATHER OF STONE

VOLCANOES ARE THE MOTHER OF THE VALLEYS

THE STEEP GRAVEL ROAD

ALPINE FLOWERS AND MOUNTAIN MAHOGANY

DEEP GREEN FOREST

INFINITE SHADES OF GREEN

MOUNTAINS CROWDED THE GRAY SKY

A TWISTED PINE GRIPPING A RIVERINE CLIFF

A TOUGH AND LONESOME PLACE

THE CRUMBLED STONE RUINS

CLOUDS OF MOSQUITOS

IN THE WARM FRIENDLY LIGHT OF THE BONFIRE

IN THE NARROW CROOKED ALLEYWAYS

A LONG NARROW CORRIDOR

A COOL DAMP FOREST

COOL MISTY RAIN FOREST

A BUMPY GRAVEL ROAD

IN THE SHADOW OF A SNOW CAPPED MOUNTAIN

ECHOING HALLWAYS

EMPTY WIND SWEPT BEACHES

SPRING WAS BURSTING OUT ALL OVER

HOMES - SPRINKLED ACROSS THE HILLSIDES

A PLACE OF MYSTERY AND WONDER

THE HEALING POWER OF NATURE

IN THIS CORNER OF THE WORLD

A SPECK IN A DUSTY IMMENSITY OF SAVANNA GRASS

THE VAST DRY PLAINS

GRITTY LITTLE OIL TOWN

EMPTY CANYONS AND ARID HILLS

A PLACE OUT OF TIME

THE GOLDEN MARCH GRASS

UNDER STURDY LIVE OAKS

A NO-MANS LAND OF ETERNAL WASTE

THE FROZEN PRAIRIE

SHADY SPOT UNDER A TREE

DEEP INTO THE UNIVERSE

A STARK BARREN PIECE OF EARTH

TOWERING BLADE OF GRANITE

BLANK SPOT ON THE MAP

COLD, WIND-RACKED RANGES

A LAND DEVOID OF LIFE

THE DESOLATE BEAUTY

ABLAZE WITH COLOR

FRAGRANT PASTURES

SEA OF SAND

ON THE EDGE OF TOWN

A SEDUCTIVE PLACE

THE ROAD KISSED THE COAST

A WEEDY GRAVEYARD

COOL GREEN VILLAGES

GLASS AND STEEL CANYONS

UNCHARTED LATITUDES

A LANDSCAPE OF DREAMS

CITY OF THE FUTURE

RAW BEAUTY

A LITTLE CORNER OF THE WORLD

WATCH THE CITY AWAKEN

THE MAIN STREET OF AMERICA

HE SHOOK THE DUST FROM HIS BOOTS

CLOSE TO THE HEART OF DOWNTOWN

THICKLY KNOTTED JUNGLE

ACROSS THE FROZEN LANDSCAPE

THE CRUSTY SNOW

SUN DRENCHED BEACH

SUN BAKED PLAINS

STEEP GREEN MOUNTAINS

METALLIC BLUE WINGS OF BUTTERFLIES

A LEAFY, NARROW COUNTRY LANE

FIELDS AND FORESTS A LIVELY SUMMERY GREEN

THE CRUSH OF TRAFFIC

EMBRACED BY THE WILDERNESS

MIND NUMBING TRAFFIC

VELVET SOFT

THE SMELL OF THE EARTH

TREE COVERED VALLEY

A GRAND AND LONELY LANDSCAPE

ROSE PETALS FALLING

WHERE BUTTERFLIES DANCE

THE DUSTY ROAD

RIVERS OF PEDESTRIANS

GLISTENING BEACH

GREEN COAST

THE CALL OF DISTANT LANDS

CHOKING DUST

THE LONG RUGGED ROAD

A BLIZZARD OF LIGHTS

THE BLAZING CITY

THE LONELIEST HIGHWAY IN AMERICA

IN THE SOFT FIRELIGHT

THE MOONLIT PATHWAYS OF THE VILLAGE

SHADOWY LANES

IN ALL CORNERS OF THE CITY

GREEN AND GRACEFUL HILLS

MIST SHROUDED FOLIAGE

SYMBOLS OF WEALTH

EXPLOSION OF COLOR

EMPTY HILLS

FORGOTTEN VALLEY

THE THUNDER OF UNMUFFLED ENGINES

THE SCENT OF BALSAM AND PINE

A LOON'S CRY - THE SPLASH OF A BEAVER

A SPECIAL PLACE

AT THE EDGE OF THE FIELD

A PORCH WITH A VIEW

THE OLD ROCKER ON THE PORCH

THE POWER OF THE PLACE

THE WINDING TRAIL

WINTRY BROWN GRASS

DEEP GREEN MEADOWS

WHITE STONE CHURCHES

GOLDEN BARLEY FIELDS

THE SHADOWY FOREST

DIMLY LIT HOTEL

JUST OVER THE HORIZON

A WINDOWLESS ROOM

THE GOLDEN MOUNTAIN (PLACE OF HOPE)

BURIED IN THE SAND

VALLEY OF THE KINGS

AUTUMN LEAVES COLOR THE COUNTRY SIDE

RAIN WASHED / WIND SWEPT

AN UNFORGIVING PLACE

A VAST, EMPTY PLACE

FORESTS DARKEN THE HORIZON

AN OLD WOOD FENCE

TO THE ENDS OF THE EARTH

WIND IN THE TREES

IN THE THICK OF WINTER

A BLANK SPOT ON THE MAP

THE GREAT OPEN PLAINS

THE BEAUTIFUL ROLLING HILLS

A SMALL BRICK HOUSE

ANCIENT SANDS OF EGYPT

TRACKS IN THE SAND

WIND SWEPT FIELDS

THE EMERALD CITY

WIND SCOURED LANDSCAPE

SUN FRIED STREETS

GRAY SKELTONS OF RUSTING STEEL

RED AND PURPLE SILK

SHADOWY STREET

LIFE A FROZEN SEA

UTTER DESOLATION

FIRST SIGNS OF LIFE

A MEAGER FIRE HISSING IN THE RAIN

NATURE RULES WITH A VENGEANCE

A FORETASTE OF WINTER

CITY OF STONE

NATURES SOOTHING POWER

EMPTY GRAVEL ROAD

PINE SHADED ROAD

THE HEART OF THE CITY

IN THE SHADOW OF THE BLUE RIDGE MOUNTAINS

A LIGHT IN THE FOREST

THE WORLD OF SAND AND SEARING SUN

ICE CUT MOUNTAINS

A ROCKY WASTELAND

PINE - SCENTED SLOPES

DESERTED CITY STREET

A NARROW MUDDY TRAIL

A NEW LAND

BRICK RED SAND DUNE

AN OPEN ROLLING PRAIRIE

DISTANT RIVER VALLEYS

WINDSWEPT EXPANSE

TANGLE OF SHRUBS AND VINES

WINDSWEPT GRASSLANDS

LANDLOCKED ISOLATION

IN THE DISTANT HILLS

FURNACE OF SAND

THE HOME FIRE BURNS

THE SUN AND WIND THAT SHAPED THIS LAND

LIVE OFF THE LAND

NATURE IN ITS PUREST FORM

HEAVILY TRAVELED PATH

DEEP IN THE HEART OF "TEXAS"

WINDING THROUGH HILL COUNTRY

A COOL MISTY LAND

SUN BLASTED LOWLANDS

A SEA OF GREEN

ALL THE WORLD WAS GREEN

THE DARK CROWDED STREETS

AN ISLAND IN THE SKY

DRY AND DESOLATE

A RIVER RUNS THROUGH IT

DUSTY BROWN MOUNTAINS

OASIS OF LIFE

RUMPLED TERRAIN

AT THE EDGE OF THE FOREST

TWISTING CANYONS

THE DUSTY SOILS OF EGYPT

WHERE THE RIVER RUNS CLEAR

LEGENDARY BEAUTY

VELVETY GREEN HILLS

HILLS STRETCHED TO THE SEA

ALIEN WORLDS

THE EDGE OF THE WORLD

TREE COVERED HILL

THE SHADOWY MOUNTAINS

DEEP DARK FOREST

A LONELY CABIN

STEEP NARROW STREETS

WIND - SCOURED DESERT

OUT OF SUNSHINE - RAIN AND AIR

STONE BY STONE

DUSTY RIVERSIDE TOWN

FAR SIDE OF THE MOON

EAST OF THE SUN - WEST OF THE MOON

HALF FORGOTTEN TOWN

WIDE OPEN SPACES

THE TANGLED SWAMPY JUNGLE

FADED INTO THE FOREST

SHADE OF OVERHANGING TREES

OCEAN OF SAND

STONE COLD

BOTTOM OF THE WORLD

UNFORGIVING MOUNTAIN

ICE, SNOW, MOUNTAIN AND SKY

NARROW GREEN VALLEYS

ANCIENT FACE

THE DUSTY BACK STREETS

BRIGHT GREEN RAIN FOREST

THE SECRET GARDEN

BACK AMONG THE TREES

THE GOLDEN PLAINS

DIM - STEAMY FOREST

THE DUSTY SCRUB

SOFT BEACHES

SURGING FLOOD OF GREEN

TORTURED LANDSCAPE

OUR TWISTING PATH

LET NATURE TAKE ITS COURSE

LOST CITY

THICK WITH MOSS AND GNARLED TRUNKS

THE GREEN VASTNESS OF THE JUNGLE

AN ANCIENT - RAW FRONTIER

LUMPY FORESTED UPLANDS

A RAW MOUNTAIN LOGGING TOWN

THE PINE STUBBLED RIDGELINES

A VANISHED WORLD

DUSTY LOGGING ROADS

GLEAMING WITH SNOW

A WALL OF MOUNTAINS

MARRIAGE OF OCEAN AND ROCK

RAIN - ROCK AND SEA

THE BIG COUNTRY OF THE SOUTH

MOUNTAINS WHICH REACH TO THE HEAVENS

THE CITY OF THE SOUTH

ISLAND OF STONE

ICY KINGDOM

BLEAK AND ROCKY LANDSCAPE

TITANIC FORCES OF THE EARTH

BACK DOWN TOWARD THE SEA

DEEP IN THE OUTBACK

A SIMPLE BRICK BUILDING WITH WINDOWS VOID OF GLASS

THICK TROPICAL VEGETATION

GIANT ISLAND NATION

FORGOTTEN TRAILS

THE TIMELESS FOREST REVEALS ITS SECRETS

A SEA OF ANCIENT DUNES

THE SOLACE OF UNTRAMMELED WILDERNESS

THE MOUNTAIN PEAK SNAGS A PASSING CLOUD

FAR SIDE OF THE PLANET

A DREAM WORLD OF MOUNTAINS AND DESERTS

THE QUIET STONES

ISOLATED AND UNCHARTED WILDERNESS

OCEAN OF TREES

BEAUTIFUL SPOOKY FOREST

THE GREEN ABYSS

NOWHERE ON EARTH

THE VAST UNBROKEN PLAINS

THE LUXURIANT CARPET OF GREEN GRASS

NEAR THE EVENING FIRE

A SLEEPY TOWN

DARK AND EMPTY BACK ROADS

TREELESS HILLSIDE - UNFORGIVING LAND

THROUGH THE HEART OF THE ANCIENT LAND

DENSE FOREST CROWD THE HILLS

TENDER GREEN

A BIRDS EYE VIEW

ON THE ROOF OF THE WORLD

A SEA OF LUSH GREEN GRASS

THE END OF THE EARTH

FURIOUS FORCES OF NATURE

A THOUSAND SHAPES OF GRAY

LAND OF EXTREMES

STRANGE AND VIOLENT BEAUTY

BITTER AND WINDSWEPT REALM

LONELY BEACHES AT THE EDGE OF THE SEA

TRACKS IN THE SAND

WINDOWS OPEN WIDE TO THE BREEZE

SECRETS IN STONE

A RESTLESS LAND

A MAZE OF TREES

SOME OF THE WILDEST CLOUD FORESTS LEFT ON EARTH

THICK BAMBOO CARPETS THE VALLEY FLOOR

THE SHIFTING SHADOWS OF THE JUNGLE

THE BALANCE OF THE JUNGLE

THE MIST RISES GENTLY OFF THE HILLS

HALF WAY AROUND THE WORLD

I PEER BACK THROUGH THE DUSTY WINDOW OF MY JEEP

CARVED THEIR HOMES FROM THE FOREST

SOME OF THE WILDEST JUNGLES LEFT ON EARTH

THE BRUSH DREW CLOSE AND THE TWINKLING LIGHTS ALONG THE RIVER DISAPPEAR

WIND WHISTLES THROUGH THE BROKEN WINDOWS OF EMPTY BUILDINGS

HOUSES OF MUD AND STONE SNUGGLE INTO THE MOUNTAINSIDE

WIND TOSSED THE TALL PONDEROSAS AROUND US CARRYING THE SCENT -OF PINE SAP

MIST MUTES THE SHARP EDGE OF THISTLE AND STONE

WAVES CRASHED INTO RAGGED CLIFFS, SCULPTING NEW CURVES INTO THE WEARY ROCK

THE EARTH AND THE SEA FURNISH US WITH ALL THINGS NECESSARY FOR LIFE.

AMONG SHADOWS OF THE FOREST - DIMLY LIT WITH ENCHANTMENT

THE RIVERS CARRY THE LAND INTO THE SEA BIT BY BIT

THE BISHOP PINES WHISPERED IN THE SALTY BREEZE

TRANQUIL FARM COUNTRY STIPPLED WITH RED ROOFED VILLAGES

FALL BRIGHT WILLOWS HEAP THE RIVER BANKS WITH GOLD

MAGNIFICENT WRECKAGE OF CONTINENTS IN COLLISION

THE CHAOS OF HONKING CARS AND WHINING MOTOR BIKES

FROM THE ICY HILLS OF SCOTLAND TO THE SANDY SHORES OF THE NILE

WIND AND ICE ARE THE RODS OF DISCIPLINE THAT SHAPE THEIR offspring

IN THE GREEN - GREEN HEART OF THE DRY - DRY COUNTRY SIDE

TUMBLEWEED SCUDDED ACROSS THE WIDE EMPTY ROAD

AMID THE SNOW COVERED CORN FIELDS OF NEBRASKA

THE LONG DRY GRASS STEMS SWISHED, CRUNCHED AND SNAPPED

THE WHITE CURTAINS FLUTTERED IN THE EVENING BREEZE

THE WEIGHTLESS BLUE PEAKS FLOATING ON THE HORIZON

TUMBLING EMERALD LANDSCAPE

THROUGH THE HEART OF THE DESERT

HYPNOTIC SANDS

SEDUCTIVE GREENERY

FIERCE MONOTONY OF SKY AND SAND RULE THE DESERT

DRY YELLOW MOUNTAINS

THE EARTH IS ROCK HARD

THE FRAGILE LAND

DUST HANGS THICK

WINGS OF STONE

MOUNTAIN OF GOD

LIFE CHISELED FROM LIMESTONE

CURIOSITY CAST IN BRONZE

IMPRESSIVE EMPTINESS

A SEA OF GRASS

THE DESERT SMOTHERS

ROLLS LIKE A FIREBALL

CRISSCROSSED CHAOS

CLOUD CATCHER PEAKS

THE RANGE SEEMS TO BURN IN SCARLET AND GOLD

AUTUMN PAINTS TUMBLING SLOPES WITH THE VIVID GENIUS OF A MONET

A MAZE OF ISLANDS

VIRGIN JUNGLE

A LOST PARADISE

THE GRASS GLISTENS ITS MAGIC

THE LANDSCAPE LEFT ME BREATHLESS

A LIFELESS VOID

GREEN GRASSES BECKON FROM THE FAR SIDE OF THE RIVER

SEA OF FORESTS

AWASH WITH LIFE

DUSTIER THAN THE ROAD TO DEATH

DRIER THAN DOROTHY PARKER'S MARTINI

COLDER THAN THE DEVILS KISS

LAND OF THE LIVING WIND

THE AIR IS ALIVE WITH ...

MAPLE TREES DRESSED IN AUTUMN HUES

DRAMATIC SEASHORE, THICK FORESTS, AND MUSCULAR PEAKS


SIMILES
Updated May 12th 2009

SHINE LIKE COINS STREWN ACROSS THE DARK SAND

A VOLCANO - LIKE A SNOW - STREAKED PYRAMID

THE HILLS ROLL AWAY LIKE SLEEPING LIONS

FROM A DISTANCE THE HILLS SEEM TO ROLL LIKE WAVES IN A STORMY SEA

A FROZEN OCEAN THAT STRETCHES TO THE HORIZON LIKE A WHITE DESERT

THE MOUNTAINS SHIMMERED LIKE A MIRAGE IN THE DISTANCE

PEARLS AS BIG AS THE RAINDROPS

AS BIG AS BOULDERS

POOR AS DIRT

AS BUSY AS AN ANT FARM

BRIGHT AS NEW SNOW

SMOOTH AS POLISHED MARBLE

AS WILD AS THE JUNGLE

WHITE AS ANTARCTIC ICE

SHARP AS GLASS

LIKE A PYRAMID OF SILVER

SAND DUNES RISE AND FALL LIKE SOMETHING INCARNATE, PEACEFUL AND YET TERRIFYING

AS BARE AS A BEACH

AS FRAGILE AS A CHILD'S SAND CASTLE

IT LOOKED LIKE A LITTLE ROCK CANDY MOUNTAIN

LIKE A RIVER OF MELTED CHOCOLATE

A BIT OF THE MOUNTAINS MAGIC

BULGING LIKE A GIGANTIC HORNET'S NEST

VINES AS THICK AS ANACONDAS

THE VOLCANOES FLOATED BEHIND THE LOWER HILLS LIKE STAGE DRAPERY

FALLING LIKE A STONE

LIKE A FRAYED WHIP, LIGHTNING CRACKS OVER THE DRY LAND

AS LUSH AS ANY HOBBITS REALM

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