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Alliterative Onomatopoeia: The sounds of my drive down Route 3 from Augusta to Brooks in the rain.
Posted by Douglas, Jun 29, 2009. 2121 views. ID = 2728

Alliterative Onomatopoeia

Posted by Douglas, Jun 29, 2009. 2121 views. ID = 2728
This post was written in 11 minutes.
I put this under the 'S' writing prompt because most of the sounds have an S or SH sound in them. :)

Explanation of each line follows.
This post has been awarded 21 stars by 5 readers.

shhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh
whish whish whish whish
ush gush ush gush ush gush
spitter-spat spitter-spat
sha-shoom sha-shoom sha-shoom sha-shoom
ru-ru-ru-ru-rumble rumble roar!
sha-sha thwap! sha-sha thwap! sha-sha thap!
spitter-spat spitter-spat
ush gush ush gush ush gush
whish whish whish whish
shhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh
zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz...

Explanation:

Line 1: the noise of tires on wet pavement
Line 2: windshield wipers on lowest setting
Line 3 & 4: increasing rain
Line 5: windshield wipers on higher setting
Line 6: thunder and deluge
Line 7: windshield wipers on highest setting
Line 8 & 9: decreasing rain
Line 10: windshield wipers on lowest setting
Line 11: the noise of tires on wet pavement
Line 12: the way this made me feel


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