Again, another prompt I didn’t have much time to dedicate to. This one is based on one of my all-time favourite authors, Raymond Chandler. The challenge was to write similes in his style. I really couldn’t live up to it! Here are the amazing ones listed at napowrimo.net
A few locks of dry, white hair clung to his scalp, like wild flowers fighting for life on a bare rock.
Dead men are heavier than broken hearts.
From 30 feet away she looked like a lot of class. From 10 feet away she looked like something made up to be seen from 30 feet away.
She smelled the way the Taj Mahal looks by moonlight.
He looked about as inconspicuous as a tarantula on a slice of angel food.
And here’s my attempt.
As graceful as a cat across piano keys She walked the strings of my heart Like the trunk of a 100 foot tree It melted apart.