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#11786 - 12/01/00 10:40 AM descriptive writing Joined: Mar 2000
Posts: 460 paulb
Joined: Mar 2000
Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
For the sheer joy of descriptive writing, may I share this sentence with you all?:
" … Barbara was standing beside the car on the other side of the road, teaching the street lamps to shine tenderly."
[Amy Witting, The visit]
#11787 - 12/01/00 06:20 PM Re: descriptive writing Joined: Mar 2000
Posts: 218 Brandon
Joined: Mar 2000
Mountain West, USA
teaching the street lamps
Wow. I've always found street lamps to be a little hardheaded. After reflecting on it a few moments, I'd argue that though there is a light on upstairs, it doesn't mean anybody is home. Illuminating metaphor, is it not? Or perhaps I am not convincing. Maybe I should switch my approach.
#11788 - 12/02/00 03:29 AM Re: descriptive writing Joined: Sep 2000
Posts: 2,891 belMarduk
Joined: Sep 2000
tsk, tsk Brand. That wasn't too bright. Let Paulb have his moment in the spotlight. It'll give him a chance to shine.
#11789 - 12/03/00 10:06 AM Re: descriptive writing Joined: Jul 2000
Posts: 3,467 TEd Remington
Joined: Jul 2000
>tsk, tsk Brand. That wasn't too bright. Let Paulb have his moment in the spotlight. It'll give him a chance to shine.
Or to come down off from Macchu Pichu. An incan-descent???
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