"The spine is like as a bundle of wires (the spinal cord) running through a stack of spiked ring-shaped bones, known as vertebrae."
"The spine is like a 25-story skyscraper, vertical, strong and stable. It is also responsible for supporting the trunk and limbs "
"The spine is like a stem and the chakras are like flowers growing from this stem, through the chakras body, and out a few inches in front of the body, in the aura."
"Every vertebra that makes up your spine is like a circuit breaker, and your spine, as a whole, makes up the circuit breaker box."
"Yogis believe that the spine is like an antenna, through which we receive, assimilate and redistribute life's energy."
"The spine is like a tree trunk that has been misshapen by the wind and the branches become improperly distributed "
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.