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Exercise #177 : A Drink of Cool Water

This is an exercise in making up similes, that is, figures of speech comparing unlike things. For example, you might say, a cup of coffee is like a slap in the face. Or, a cup of coffee is like a cup of sludge. Or, a cup of coffee is like a hello from the donut. And so on. Come up with as many similes as you can for "a drink of cool water is like..."

1,2,3, GO!
A drink of cool water is like ...
  • a slap in the face after a long, hot day
  • a refreshing foot massage... for your tongue?
  • CPR
  • an oasis in the middle of an arid desert
  • a swift breeze right before a thunderstorm
  • ...
  • ...
  • ...
And I'm completely out of imagery.

Does anyone else have any ideas?

Peace.
Stef.

P.S. Sorry for the uber short post. Homework beckons, and I've procrastinated long enough.

    Comments

    Kirsten said…
    A drink of cool water is like the deep breath that one takes after emerging from a long underwater swim.
    M. said…
    A drink of cool water is like... a flattering comment after a bad day
    Belle said…
    A drink of cool water is like a kiss from nature.
    A cool drink of water on a hot day is like a bolt of lightning, shocking you back to life. Nature's own CPR!
    Mey said…
    a drink of cool water is like like seeing your lover for the first time all over again.

    love ur blog!
    Anonymous said…
    - is like a brook streaming down your throat.
    - is like a breeze on a hot summers day.
    Kev D. said…
    getting french-kissed by Frosty the Snowman.
    HiddenWriter. said…
    A drink of cool water is like Antarctica in the middle of the Sahara desert.

    I don't know if that even makes sense, but I tried my best.

    I just started blogging and you've been my inspiration. The link is:
    thewritingaddiction.blogspot.com

    Please check out my blog if you the time, it would help a lot :)
    Dionne said…
    A drink of cool water is like...

    ~ a shower after a long hot sweaty day.

    ~ seeing the first flower of spring peeking through the snow.

    ~ a cool summer rain.

    That's all I can think of.
    Yvonne said…
    "A drink of cool water is like waking up next to you every morning and going to sleep with you every night."
    Smart Person said…
    A Drink of Cool Water is like

    sex in the afternoon
    falling into a lazyboy
    waking up from a dream
    a jolt of reality
    a safari in the sea

    Am I doing it right?
    Lou Barba said…
    A cup of coffee is like sandpaper in your belly...
    A cup of coffee is the tongue being fooled by the nose...
    A cup of hot coffee is like walking over hot coals...

    Lou Barba
    mathew said…
    A cool drink of water is like nectar from a faucet. Or a gift from a glacier.

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