"Murmuring is like a highly infectious disease. Not only are you afflicted, but it spreads to others and feeds upon itself."
"Murmuring is like the man who had limburger cheese stuck in his mustache and constantly complained that the world smelled bad. "
"This is easy for any human being to do, even if thoughts keep on murmuring in the mind. This murmuring is like ripples or waves on the surface, and we can dive below them, into the depths of mind, into feelings and sensations and thus there is no entanglement with thoughts. "
"He relates discontentment with murmuring stating that, "murmuring is like smoke", it reveals a fire within. There is much corruption in a murmuring spirit."
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.