"Pedro Reyes says being Mexican is like living in an apartment where an upstairs neighbor has a leaking swimming pool.
"Just what is leaking," says Reyes, "is hundreds of thousands of guns."
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.