Building Better Metaphors: Specificity

It can be frustrating when everything you write seems to sound like something else.

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As someone who writes poetry, I know how difficult it can be to make a comparison that you are proud of in your writing. I am in a constant cycle of repurposing, reworking, and scrapping my metaphors, similes, and other comparative language within my poems.