Today’s exercises are about personification of inanimate objects. I’m the first of two exercises a verb has to be swapped for a phrase, and in the second exercise I had to personify a piece if furniture in poetry or prose.
The KITTEN miaowed when I left for work.
The kitten cried, careless of my career but needing me, when I left for work.
The tree branches SWAYED in the wind.
The tree branches reached up there fingers, dancing, caressing the bullying winds
The cursor MOVES across the computer screen.
The cursor traces a trail, treks tirelessly across the computer screen.
Personifying the television:
Smug screen holding court, flashing, demanding
You Watch Now
‘I am here, I am here,
Pay attention to me!
Don’t abandon me,
Aren’t I a beauty?
I’ll keep you happy
Pay attention to me!’