Block that metaphor, gold edition

A line from Mel Gilden’s 1973 story “Everybody Loves: in a Circular Motion”:

“Her hair was gold like sunlight, and her body was gold like toast.”

One Response to “Block that metaphor, gold edition”

  1. Jed

    To be fair, I should note that the story was intentionally somewhat silly, and that that metaphor was probably intended to be not entirely serious. But that wasn’t yet obvious to me when I encountered that sentence.


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