"Mild dissociation is like daydreaming, or getting lost in a good book, or driving down a familiar stretch of road and finding that you've forgotten the last few miles ..."
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.