"Dread is like fear - it draws disaster. It is Satan's open door to bring in the thing feared or dreaded. I have found that dreading a task is actually more painful ..."
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.