President Obama visited Canada today, which attracted quite a little crowd of his fans over in Ottawa. I was reading an article on the visit this afternoon and there was a mention near the end that standing next to Obama, Prime Minister Harper received a few 'unfavorable comparisons' from onlookers.
This made me laugh. And then it made me think - that's a good writing prompt! So go ahead and make a few unfavorable comparisons. I'll admit a few... okay, all of mine made me laugh.
His beard hairs were like the bristles of a porcupine that had recently performed a somersault in a compost pile.
Her voice reminded me of the screeching sound heard when a speeding car rubs against a metal railing.
His shirt was about as attractive as a three-toed sloth in heat.
At first I thought the paintings had been created by a rabid, color blind, one-armed monkey. In heat.
My nose caught a whiff of her perfume and I wondered how many Tasmanian devils had died to create that unique fragrance.