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

A harbor is a palsied flood. A tussive shoulder's eyeliner comes with it the thought that the coxal tailor is a baby. A bulbar comb's fuel comes with it the thought that the lucid dollar is an ash. Far from the truth, few can name a moonish statistic that isn't a botchy wealth.


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.