Literary Luminary

By: Timothy Huttenlocker

2 Similes and 2 Metaphors

  • Dumb as a dog, he listened, and he heard the robber say-
  • Back, he spurred like a madman, shrieking a curse to the sky,
  • The wind was a torrent of darkness among the gusty trees,
  • The moon was a ghostly galleon tossed upon the cloudy seas,

Alliteration and Vivid Imagery

  • They bound a musket beside her, with the barrel beneath her breast!
  • His pistol butts a-twinkle, His rapier hilt a-twinkle, under the jeweled sky.