as herringbone as winter trees againt the sky
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per OPA simile is not yellow with a mouth and two eyes; that is a smiley.
A simile is like a metaphor, but with the comparative word ‘like’ or ‘as’ added.
Put it another way, a metaphor is a simile without comparative words.
This is a simile thread.
‘Piling up like laundry’ is a simile I came across recently and thought, ‘nice’.
It is not one of those hackneyed, cliché, phrases Like ‘clean as a whistle’ or ‘as bright as a button.’
It is short and uncomplicated.
It is easily understood by almost everyone. Things to aim for.
So this is the game, I post a word and the next person decides whether to use ‘As’ or ‘like’, makes a simile using the word, and posts another word for the next person, simple, No?
BUT, remember this is not an exercise in remembering the ones used every day, MAKE UP SOMETHING.
Let’s start on a positive note,
First word ‘Happy’.
like a bottled message lost at sea for a lifetime.Posthumously