A living metaphor is a ritual where we become one with the object, whether it’s a movie, sport, battle, a dialogue with a friend, love, or a standup comic, whatever; when we become one with it and no longer feel split and in exile from the world, that is a living metaphor.
Getting Hai on Ku. Looking at Basho haiku The Old Pond. What is the old pond and why does the frog jump? What is Plop? Can you jump out of your old pond? Can you just leap into life and go PLOP? A Plot is an sudden insight, an Aha moment that connects all the dots and ends a disconnection with reality.