"Home of the Brave"Erin Robinson (Similes ("Her words start…
"Home of the Brave"Erin Robinson
"Her words start to fall like raindrops."
"A woman sits behind a pile of papers as tall as a termite mound."
"My hope flutters high like a bird I cannot catch."
"I want to sound fierce and certain as a great lion."
"A word I know darts up like a sparkling fish."
"He plops onto the sofa like a sack of grain."
"She howled like a sick animal."
"I plod like a donkey on market day."
"She says as if we are going on a walk to look at the moon."
"My ears wanted to run away."
"I can hear the cold box humming."
"He pushes a tiny stick on the wall,and turns the room to night.then blinks away."
"Only the snow talks."
"All I hear is a river of words rushing and thundering,pushing me beneath the surface."
"The sun is a steady hand on our shoulders."
"Your a fish in a warm,pretending lake."
"We are in a sea of cars."
"They called america heaven on earth"
"I see trouble up ahead."
"I wait for the heat of his words."
"I am cutting off my nose to spite my face."
"I close my ears to his words."
"Their leaves stop hiding and over my head,they weave a cool roof of green."
"It's filled with blue water and laughing children."
"She's tall with strong arms,and sunny eyes."