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Metaphor Poem

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Metaphor Poem

  1. 1. “ A Book Is” Adapted from a poem by Kathy Leeuwenburg <ul><li>A Book Is </li></ul><ul><li>A book is </li></ul><ul><li>an open flower </li></ul><ul><li>scented pages, fragrant hours </li></ul><ul><li>a crafty fox </li></ul><ul><li>surprising in its clever plots </li></ul><ul><li>a fairy's wings </li></ul><ul><li>with princesses, enchanted kings </li></ul><ul><li>a windowsill </li></ul><ul><li>where breezy thoughts are never still </li></ul><ul><li>an hour glass </li></ul><ul><li>whose pages flow as hours pass </li></ul><ul><li>a lock and key </li></ul><ul><li>that opens doors and sets minds free </li></ul><ul><li>an ancient clock </li></ul><ul><li>that speaks the times but never talks </li></ul><ul><li>an open letter </li></ul><ul><li>when read again the friendship's better </li></ul><ul><li>an apple core </li></ul><ul><li>with seeds inside for growing more </li></ul><ul><li>a trusted friend </li></ul><ul><li>that keeps its secret to the end </li></ul>

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