"You want it just right. Not enough clotting & you bleed. Too much clotting (hypercoagulable state or disorder) & you are at increase risk for strokes, heart attacks, venous thromboembolism & pulmonary embolism."
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.