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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?


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


    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.

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    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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