"Coffee is like a best friend. No matter what, you can always count on it to be there whenever you need it most."
"Coffee is like a bottle rocket. The peak effect of caffeine on your body happens between 15 minutes and 2 hours after you consume it"
"Making a cup of coffee is like making love to a beautiful woman. It's got to be hot. You've got to take your time. You've got to stir...gently, and firmly. You've got to grind your beans until they squeak. And then you put in the milk....."
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.