friendship with the wise
A poet says, "Friendship with the wise whose intelligence divines our thoughts, is like eating the sugarcane from the top; but connection with people devoid of good disposition is like eating it from the opposite end, the root.
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.