"Touch is like food and water to a developing child. Warm, affectionate physical touch is critical in developing a healthy attachment between parent and infant - helping to establish a long-term sense of worth and security. Healthy touch also supports a child's physical growth, brain development and emotional resilience. Infants deprived of human touch can die"
An article about using a prosthetic that have sense of touch.
"Remember that a Mothers Touch is like no other. One thing I know we all will agree on is time can never be replaced; money can always be earned. Many things we make commitments to are just other ways to fill a void in our life. Applying the principles and teachings from the Word of God gives clear instructions and directions to help us be the best mothers can."
"Honoring the wisdom and consciousness of the skin with touch is like sending love letters to the brain. Touch is transmission "
Some romance novel poetry in the link.
"The Touch Sensor is like the skin of of your robot! It lets your robot react when touched. There are three settings for the Touch Sensors to react to. Bumped, Pressed, and Released."
"Your finger is like the thundercloud and the ITO layer in the touch sensor is like the ground in a storm. Your finger becomes a component in the circuit. In a sense, you have become a part of the phone."
"The touch sensor is like a bumper; it enables the robot to detect press-and-release events."
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.