The Mushroom

November 2, 2009
By Oliviaw BRONZE, West Cola, South Carolina
Oliviaw BRONZE, West Cola, South Carolina
4 articles 0 photos 62 comments

Favorite Quote:
“Screwed down for life." ---Iowa Bob, The Hotel New Hampshire


When I first encountered the object, it mystified and interested me. It had an eerie color of brown, hints of orange oozing from the top. With long and thick, muscular veins, the object stood tall, even when it stood about six inches in reality. It was an object of beauty; crystal-like, untouchable. I couldn't just stand there and let it be by itself. I reached my hand out and plucked the earth-rotten mushroom straight out of the ground, and took a beautiful bite on its left side, the side with the largest amount of oozing orange substance. The taste was wonderful, warm and chilled, the mushroom slide down my throat with great ease, and as I was going to finish the succulent mushroom, my throat tightened. It swelled and became red- I could not breath. Air rushed out of my body, but would not come back in. My knees weakened, my eyes closed, I fell to the ground.

The author's comments:
" I wrote this piece because mushrooms have always made me be curious..."

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Oliviaw BRONZE said...
on Dec. 25 2009 at 11:00 pm
Oliviaw BRONZE, West Cola, South Carolina
4 articles 0 photos 62 comments

Favorite Quote:
“Screwed down for life." ---Iowa Bob, The Hotel New Hampshire

Haha, oh yeah, wow am I stupid?...

on Dec. 25 2009 at 10:49 pm
HurtTiger SILVER, Jacksonville, Florida
9 articles 2 photos 26 comments

Favorite Quote:
Sometimes you gotta be cruel to be kind.
No risk, no reward

most definitely. thats why im speechless. words cant explain it. :)

Oliviaw BRONZE said...
on Dec. 25 2009 at 9:32 pm
Oliviaw BRONZE, West Cola, South Carolina
4 articles 0 photos 62 comments

Favorite Quote:
“Screwed down for life." ---Iowa Bob, The Hotel New Hampshire

Thanks so much!

Oliviaw BRONZE said...
on Dec. 25 2009 at 9:32 pm
Oliviaw BRONZE, West Cola, South Carolina
4 articles 0 photos 62 comments

Favorite Quote:
“Screwed down for life." ---Iowa Bob, The Hotel New Hampshire

But do you like it?

on Dec. 22 2009 at 12:05 pm
HurtTiger SILVER, Jacksonville, Florida
9 articles 2 photos 26 comments

Favorite Quote:
Sometimes you gotta be cruel to be kind.
No risk, no reward

speechless.......

Karenb said...
on Dec. 7 2009 at 6:58 pm
I love this piece, beautifully crafted.


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