A Simile

Dear Thomas, didst thou never pop
Thy head into a tin-man's shop?
There, Thomas, didst thou never see
('Tis but by way of simile)

by Matthew Prior Click to read full poem

Comments (9)

that's so cute...………...I like your voice come over lets do stuff in the bed mine is big
great poem..................best ever.............................................................
Nice poem........thanks for sharing.......
Could the squirrel represent thoughts that scramble about in our mind before it becomes something solid- liked or unliked?
Nice preamble. Good use of Apostrophe at the opening. Sylva-Onyema Uba
compared to a squirrel we be not half as clever as he?
A mile! ! A smile. Thanks for sharing this poem with us.
Poor Rainulf Pineda, he didn’t get it. Like the squirrel in his cage going round and round but getting nowhere. So like the majority of poems on this site that seem to be going nowhere with a tired old theme. And then there comes a poem like this one that sums it all up. Worth more than a 3. Adeline
I don't get it..... Not Appropriate poem ' ...