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Metaphor (met’-a-phor): A comparison made by referring to one thing as another.

Your eyes are the abyss—the endless frightening expanse, shooting fragments of clear light stretching from your soul—one green, one brown, your eyes’ colors conflict like everything else about you. But your presence is compelling. I want to stay. I want to be with you with no end: living in the pulsing expanse of your flesh. A quiet parasite taking sustenance from your body without your awareness. You are my banquet, my revel, my dessert.

Definition courtesy of “Silva Rhetoricae” (rhetoric.byu.edu).

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