5 ways to describe leafless trees

The leafless trees looked like matchsticks stuck standing up waiting to be struck.

The leafless trees looked like boar bristles in a lady’s bone-handled brush.

The leafless trees looked like elongated Tootsie Rolls stolen from their wrappers and piled across in a line.

The leafless trees looked like E.T.’s fingers multiplied by 10,000, not calling for home, but content to be lost in a faraway land because the possibilities were worth the fear of not belonging or never being found, and they would caress every second that time, or whatever entity invented time, allowed them to exist and simply be.

The leafless trees looked liked dozens of dicks with bushes like pubes.