Louis J. Pasternak
Poetry Assignment #2: Similes
smash into our windshield,
explode like splotchy
Miss S – Did you see my simile? Lovebugs look like popcorn! How cool is that?
Louis, I am always devastated when I drive through swarms of lovebugs in May…such a tragic loss of life.
Have you ever considered writing poems about flowers? Lilies are especially striking.
Flowers. Yeah, right.
I don’t even know what lovebugs look like. Now you have me curious. Have I seen these and didn’t even know it? Could be.
Well, alive they look very interesting: http://termirepel.com/blog/?p=217
But on your windshield, they look like: http://termirepel.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/dth.png
Must be a southern thing. I don’t think I’ve ever seen them in MN, but growing up in FL…ugh.