I wrote the following for a poem In the candid sky of hope, A glittering light was shown, Darkest of the clouds danced along, In a beastly hourly moan. Here, there is the usage of ...
What makes an individual metaphor a good illustration of a complex idea as opposed to a "bad" metaphor that doesn't do the job of painting a picture with alternate words?
When writing poetry, is there a known method of some kind that exists that makes it easy to turn a concept I'd like to illustrate into a metaphor? If so, please elaborate as much as possible. ...