temper metaphors - quotes and descriptions to inspire creative writing
The storm that had rocked his boat, capsized him into a relentless ocean had finished long, long ago - yet there he was still thrashing about as if he swam to survive it still.
Her temper was the knife she'd fashioned in that wild childhood a part of her had never escaped.
Her temper was her child self locked in a pointless cycle of sheltering under an imaginary shield and then brandishing a sword when she felt a rise in threat level.
The temper was a mirage of a warrior while her child self wept and hid.