They don’t actually mean literally.
Willard Wigan is an artist. He does sculptures…within the eye of a standard sewing needle.
Check out this video – it’s amazing. He carves sculptures out of a grain of sand. He paints them with a single strand of hair. He may have inhaled one of his works of art.
“The teachers at school made me feel small, they made me feel like nothing. I’m trying to prove to the world that nothing doesn’t exist.”