Figurative Language 1

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Like burnt-out torches by a sick man's bed
Gaunt cypress-trees stand round
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This story was told to me a million times as a youth.
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When the stars threw down their spears,
And water'd heaven with their tears,
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The moon was a ghostly galleon tossed upon cloudy seas,
The road was a ribbon of moonlight over the purple moor,
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You make her grave green with tear on tear.
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Maybe eating an entire chocolate cake for breakfast wasn't the healthiest way to start the day.
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The leaves are little yellow fish
swimming in the river.
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The leaves rustled and the shutters rattled.
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The old clock down in the parlor
Like a sleepless mourner grieves.
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By the lakes that thus outspread
Their lone waters, lone and dead
Their sad waters, sad and chilly.
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Fame is a bee.
It has a song --
It has a sting --
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I do not care to talk to you although
Your speech evokes a thousand sympathies.
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