Personal Narrative: A Metaphor For Death

196 Words1 Page

I begin with a sunset, as in the poem the sunset is a metaphor for death. I have myself waking up and realizing it was dark as though I am realizing I am close to death. I refuse to accept this getting up and turning on the light. The light is turned off several times and I have to fight to keep it on and keep living. When it stays on l look for what is turning it off I am subsequently chased down the stairs by an ambiguous being or force. This is symbolic of death that would rather I not fight it. I awake injured and limp away. I fall into the snow and am momentarily unable to get back up. As I do get up the sun rise, not as though it is the beginning of the day, but as though time is reversing. I notice the sun and start running towards

Open Document