temper metaphors - quotes and descriptions to inspire creative writing
Her temper was a slowly filling glass. There was no problem, no outward sign of fury until the liquid reached the top, then all bets were off. If you were smart you ran for cover.
His temper was a slow burning fuse. There was no problem while there was still more to burn, but then the explosion would catch us by surprise, leaving us shattered and vulnerable.
His temper was a simmering pot, slow burning, ready to bubble up at any moment.
Her temper was an inferno, burning so hot that it couldn't last long.
Her temper rained down on us with the fury of a hail storm.
Her temper was a wild storm to be endured.