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#11786 - 12/01/00 10:40 AM descriptive writing  
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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  
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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.

Brandon


#11788 - 12/02/00 03:29 AM Re: descriptive writing  
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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  
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>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???



TEd

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