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Love Poem Metaphors and Similes

  • The mission of Colorwize metaphor and Simile Center is to provide thousands of free metaphor and simile examples to schools around the world.
  • New metaphor examples and simile examples are added once a month.
  • Use our metaphors and similes when you write your next poem, poetry or song.
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  • 90% of the metaphors contained in this site are very good examples of metaphors.
  • The other 10% are ornate or grandiloquent expressions; highly embellished: and flowery speech.
  • This site contains more metaphors than similes.
  • metaphor; A figure of speech in which a word or phrase that ordinarily designates one thing is used to designate another, thus making an implicit comparison, as in “a sea of troubles” or “All the world's a stage” (Shakespeare). One thing conceived as representing another; a symbol: “Hollywood has always been an irresistible, prefabricated metaphor for the crass, the materialistic, the shallow, and the craven” (Neal Gabler).

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  • simile; A figure of speech in which two essentially unlike things are compared, often in a phrase introduced by like or as, as in “How like the winter hath my absence been” or “So are you to my thoughts as food to life” (Shakespeare).

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