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Metaphor Poems

Metaphor Poems: Poems with metaphor, poem containing metaphor

Poem City Lights

Poem City Lights

An imagery poem, a metaphor poem, a metasong - City Lights.

Posted Feb 28, 2013 2,336 Reads Read Poem ...

Magic Carpet

Magic Carpet

A poem about a magic carpet - a very special kind of magic carpet, to be sure ...

Posted Apr 13, 2012 2,593 Reads Read Poem ...

Poem: Train Wreck

Poem: Train Wreck

You will never know just what you find when you step outside your mind, for a moment and take flight to the wide and starry night, where some things may be revealed ...

A poem about a train wreck.

Posted Feb 10, 2012 1,986 Reads Read Poem ...

Dragon Poem: DragonRiders

Dragon Poem: DragonRiders

A metaphor poem - metasong - about The DragonRiders:

When we ride the dragons, we are wide and free ...

Posted Jul 14, 2011 2,446 Reads Read Poem ...

Poem Collection Unicorn Union

Poem Collection Unicorn Union

This collection of poetry contains some of my personal favourite poems of all times - Steel Lord obviously, my ode to Lord Lucian; but there are also some other poems that I've always particularly loved, such as Mission, The Alien Hunter, and Unicorn Union which gives the collection its title.

One day I'll find an open mike poetry night somewhere and read Unicorn Union out aloud ...

Posted Jun 11, 2011 2,960 Reads Read Poem ...

Angel City Poem

Angel City Poem

I was just uploading a piece of art called Angel City when this poem came to me.

And in the middle of writing it, the postman knocked on the door and delivered a parcel with opalite angels  - wonderful timing :-)

Posted Jun 6, 2011 2,945 Reads Read Poem ...

Metaphor Poem: The Oldest Castle

Metaphor Poem: The Oldest Castle

The other day, this poem, The Oldest Castle, sprang to mind when I was trying to explain to someone why you mustn't give up too soon when you are dealing with memories and trying to remember a genesis event. After much searching, today I finally found it - dated 5.6.1994.

Here's The Oldest Castle ... a story poem, and a metaphor poem for so many things ...

Posted Apr 17, 2011 2,962 Reads Read Poem ...

Fairy Tales 1994 - A Small Book Of Poems

Fairy Tales 1994 - A Small Book Of Poems

This is a very rare little book of poetry - Fairy Tales by Silvia Hartmann, May 1994. Only 24 copies were printed in the first place, and this is the last known battered survivor.

Fairy Tales contains 23 poems: Tarot - Spell - Silent Mirror - Pyramid - Ghost - Soul Hunter - Scylla & Charybdis - Bride of Christ - Message - Sleeping Beauty - Seagulls - Peter Pan - 100 - Wild Apprentices - Agenda - Sword - Castle - Candle - The Book - To Find The Child - Magic Carpet - Waterway - Bedtime. Enjoy.

Posted Mar 24, 2011 7,536 Reads Read Poem ...

Poem Misty Mornings

Poem Misty Mornings

To me, poems are a way to express oneself without having to look over the shoulder at ol' Granma grammar, without some teacher standing by with a rod to hit your knuckles if you says somming what they dunnot likes.

Freedom with words.

Do as you please, what you will; I sometimes do. Here's why I love Misty Mornings ...

Posted Mar 21, 2011 2,306 Reads Read Poem ...

Poem Time Chamaeleon

Poem Time Chamaeleon

I asked for a metasong to start off the new decade on the 1st of the 1st, 2011, and duely, The Time Chamaeleon was delivered to me.

As is the case with classic metasong, it wants to be spoken and heard rather than just read; so if you read the Time Chamaeleon out aloud, you will get more of a sense what it is about and why it is here ...

Posted Jan 1, 2011 2,081 Reads Read Poem ...

Pagan Wedding Poem: Two Dragons

Pagan Wedding Poem: Two Dragons

A magic wedding poem, that doubles as a magic love spell.

Two Dragons is the perfect poem for a pagan wedding ceremony such as handfasting.

Posted Jun 26, 2010 12,511 Reads Read Poem ...

Translating A Poem: Zaubervogel & Magic Bird

Translating A Poem: Zaubervogel & Magic Bird

Whilst working on a catalogue of paintings, in which I have added as a detail if there is a poem or a story to go with the painting, I came across the German poem Zaubervogel.

I was going to add it to the catalogue as was, but then decided to translate the German poem into English. As I'm the author, and therefore know "what I was trying to say" (!) this was easy and interesting too.

Here is the original German poem Der Zaubervogel and my translation, the Magic Bird. Oh, and the painting. Of course ... :-)

Posted Apr 22, 2010 2,315 Reads Read Poem ...

Sunrise The Poem

Sunrise The Poem

This short inspirational poem by QED is about the sunrise - and what could be more of a metaphor than that?

In the still
you hear the echo of ...

Posted Apr 3, 2010 4,504 Reads Read Poem ...

The Poet

The Poet

Poets are funny people ... must be writing all that poetry that does it!

Stands to reason ... !

Here's a funny poem about the soul of the poet from 2006.

Posted Apr 3, 2010 3,392 Reads Read Poem ...

Inspirational Poem: Mysterious Box

Inspirational Poem: Mysterious Box

An inspirational poem, an educational poem, a Project Sanctuary journey, a HypnoDream - the mysterious box has many things inside ...

On the brightwhite sandy beach
of the island of my dreams
I was walking the shore
when I saw in the distance
that something was rocking
backwards and forwards
with the waves ...

Posted Feb 11, 2010 2,474 Reads Read Poem ...

Head On Collision

Head On Collision

Head on collision, car crash in slow motion - a metaphor poem by any other name ...

Posted Jan 30, 2010 5,485 Reads Read Poem ...

Red

Red

It came to my attention that I'd lost the colour red ...

Posted Jan 30, 2010 2,418 Reads Read Poem ...
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