Personification – because, like carpenters, poets need tools.
A little cold, but without the dramatic white robe, she settled in for a few quiet weeks as a token of hospitality to her strange guests, planning to resume her storming shortly thereafter.
I have an idea – a feeling, a picture – I want to convey; but this particular reader is more interested in where my idea came from than in what it actually is.
The taint of viral discontent, as filtered through a prison: it is the way our days are spent, and much grief has arisen from all the halves of halves of truth we spread upon our blankets — it is no wonder much of youth is now spent being anxious —
What sustains us in the right amount can destroy us in excess.
There’s nothing wrong with being big, and it can help considerably when you have a lot of people to carry.
A common mistake people make is to assume something is bad if it is unpopular; a common mistake critics make is to assume something is good for the same reason.
We know where we want to go, sometimes, but never know exactly where we’ll end up; fate drives the car, while our hands spin idly on a toy steering wheel.