"Continued observation – I can't help but notice even as I'm doing it – is not only the mark of not being able to put the pieces together. Pathological observation is like a frenzied silent film, too fast to be anywhere but on the surface, spinning over and over, past the buried search for patterns, plaid yellow Tommy Hilfiger shorts receipt tap flap flap water. "
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.