Marian Kaplun Shapiro, “Miller Analogies Test”

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Miller Analogies Test

(to be completed while sleeping. Fill in each blank with a word of one syllable.)

She is to water as you are to ______, as
glass is to moonlight as she is to ______, as
_______ is to wine as you are to sea
is to summer as she is to ______,
as _______ is to tiger and you are to she
is to rose and as _______ is to always as
earth is to ever
and ever and



Marian Kaplun Shapiro is the author of a professional book, Second Childhood (Norton, 1988), a poetry book, Players In The Dream, Dreamers In The Play (Plain View Press, 2007) and two chapbooks: Your Third Wish, (Finishing Line, 2007); and The End Of The World, Announced On Wednesday (Pudding House, 2007). A Quaker and a psychologist, her poetry often embeds the topics of peace and violence by addressing one within the context of the other. A resident of Lexington, she is a five-time senior poet laureate of Massachusetts. She was nominated for a Pushcart Prize in 2012.



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