"Childhood is like the springtime of your life. The intensity of the colours you experience can only be compared with the bright bluebells and the darling daffodils of the season. "
"Childhood is like a snakeskin that most people cast off. says Eric McMillan, the man who designed Children's Village at Ontario Place and then went on to .."
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.