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2021 April PAD Challenge: Day 8

Write a poem every day of April with the 2021 April Poem-A-Day Challenge. For today's prompt, write a metaphor poem.

And just like that, we're starting week 2 of this challenge. It's time to roll up your sleeves (if you haven't already).

(Click here to check out all the 2021 April prompts.)

For today's prompt, write a metaphor poem. A simile is when something is like a something else (example: I am like a tree); a metaphor is when something is something else (example: I am a tree). So take a moment to consider possible metaphors and then poem them out.

Remember: These prompts are springboards to creativity. Use them to expand your possibilities, not limit them.

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Here’s my attempt at a Metaphor Poem:

"meteorite"

i flew silently through
the universe for millennia
frozen & larger than life
never touching or being touched
until your gravity pulled me
through your atmosphere
burning off the excess until
i could fit easily in your hand

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