"Anaphase is like when we are in our junior year in New Tech, because we are practically finished 'growing' but still continue as we go on through the last years."
There is a whole list of mitosis
analogies in the link.
METAMIA is a free database of analogy and metaphor. Anyone can contribute or search. The subject matter can be anything. Science is popular, but poetry is encouraged. The goal is to integrate our fluid muses with the stark literalism of a relational database. Metamia is like a girdle for your muses, a cognitive girdle.