A wise– if perhaps slightly pedantic– generator of metaphor.

Far from the truth, one cannot separate seals from sombre transactions. In modern times those blizzards are nothing more than grams. It's an undeniable fact, really; those thrones are nothing more than spies. A verse can hardly be considered an unmarred snail without also being a beach.


Give me paragraph(s) containing sentence(s) each; wrap them in <p> tags.

Huh? Numbers please. Above 0.

API Usage

Get paragraphs by sending an AJAX request to<numberOfParagraphs><numberOfParagraphs>/<numberOfSentences>

limit: 20 paragraphs / 50 sentences

Or just grab a few sentences by hitting<numberOfSentences>

Add a URL parameter p=true to get each paragraph in <p> tags

Using OS X or Linux? Try this in the command line:


And here’s a nifty bash script that copies metaphorpsum straight to your clipboard

function meta() { curl$@ | pbcopy ;}

usage: meta 5

Built and maintained by Kyle Stetz. Get the source code on GitHub.