Personification is when you give human qualities or abilities to an object or animal. It is a literary tool that adds interest and fun to a poem or story. When a writer brings a non-human object to life it can help us understand better what they're trying to say.
Lightning danced across the sky.
The wind howled in the night.
The car complained as the key was turned.
Rita heard the last piece of pie calling her name.
My alarm clock yells at me every morning.
The avalanche devoured anything standing in its way.
Traffic slowed to a crawl.
The door protested as it opened slowly.
My house is a friend who protects me.
The moon played hide and seek with the clouds.
That book was so popular, it flew off the shelves.
My car's headlights winked at me.
She is so beautiful the camera loves her.
The stairs groaned as we walked on them.
Winter's icy grip caused people to shudder.
Our vacuum hums a happy tune while it cleans.
You need to cross over at the mouth of the river.
Time flies and waits for no one.
My flowers were begging for water.
The ivy wove its fingers around the fence.
The thunder was grumbling like it was angry.
Hail pounded the houses and streets.
The cactus saluted those who drove past.
The wildfire ran through the forest at an amazing speed.
When I didn't make the team, my dream of being a star died.