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« on: November 04, 2018, 03:57:11 PM »

The little girl is wearing red rubber boots a red rain hat a red rain coat and a red umbrella. She shines like a red mushroom. As a kid I collected these mushrooms in the woods. They are poisonous but I just loved the color and when it rained they came out in droves. The feeling of pinching the stalk between the fingers and pulling it out of the ground. A sort of hollow rumble makes you think the whole surrounding soil is affected. And it abruptly stops as you pull the mushroom free of the ground. The stalk and lamellae are intense white almost bleach like my memory. I let my fingers run over the lamellae. I smell the peculiar smell of mustiness but also life force a certain taut energetic smell. I fill a woven basket with my catch and lay it out on display on the terrace. The wind is moving the treetops but near the ground itís completely quiet. I go
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