A Personification is a metaphor where the author gives something that is inanimate such as things, colors, qualities, and ideas; human qualities. Qualities such as feelings, actions, or characteristics or thoughts.
The Wind rushed passed me as late for a date with autumn.
Time stood still as the clock had grown bored with its own monotonous rhythm.
The wind blowing off the refreshing cool river was teasing me with a glimmer of relief beaconing me to jump in.