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Little Seed Story

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Little Seed Story

A little pebble-like form finds it's home in the dark cool damp earth, it begins it's 
comfortable journey there in the womb of "mother earth". The dark porous soil allows 
for air to find this nervous seed.  As it finds room room to breathe, the seedling 
discovers itself expanding and stringy fibers strangely emerging from within its small 
frame. As droplets of daily moisture ease it's way to this unshapely creatures home, its 
expansion continues, to the point when only a shell of it's original form remains. 
Accustomed to this place which this former seed calls home, it expectantly waits for the 
sunlight to bring warmth through its muddy existence. With anxious yet eagerly the little mutant seed receives the light. For now all that remains of it's former shape have 
nearly vanished and turned into gnarly looking fibrils!

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