A figure of speech in which a word or phrase that ordinarily designates one thing is used to designate another, thus making an implicit comparison
“a sea of troubles” or “All the world’s a stage” (Shakespeare)
# “The streets were a furnace, the sun an executioner.”
(Cynthia Ozick, “Rosa”)
# Lenny: Hey, maybe there is no cabin. Maybe it’s one of them metaphorical things.
Carl: Oh yeah, yeah. Like maybe the cabin is the place inside each of us, created by our goodwill and teamwork.
Lenny: Nah, they said there would be sandwiches.
My metaphor ___________________