Look around you and create a picture of what you see in words (or use the image below if you like). Describe it to us without using any metaphors or showing the photo.
What do you really see?
This might be considered a practice in writing alternative descriptions for images- what can be a valid substitute for the visual representation,
Describe the essential elements of a scene in words, e.g.
A silver vat of vivid red cherries calls to be eaten and stands out in contrast of a lush background of green ground cover and purple wildflowers.
“Metaphor” flickr photo by smashz shared under a Creative Commons (BY-NC-ND) license