"John and Mary had never met. They were like two hummingbirds, who had also have never met."
- Russell Beland, Springfield
"He was as tall as a six-foot-three-inch tree"
-Jack Bross, Chevy Chase
"Her eyes were like two brown circles, with big block dots in the center."
-Russell Beland, Springfield
"His thoughts tumbled in his head, making and breaking alliances like underpants in a dryer without Cling-Free."
-Chuck Smith, Woodbridge
"She walked into my office like a centipede with 98 missing legs."
- Jonathan Paul, Garrett Park
"He was as lame as a duck. Not the metaphorical lame duck, either, but a real duck that was actually lame. Maybe from stepping on a land mine or something..."
-John Kammer, Herndon
"It came down the stairs looking very much like something no one had ever seen before."
-Marian Carlsson, Lexington