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Earwig Brain Harvest

crawling biting lacerating sniffing, chewing tunneling through damp, waxy tunnel ahh, sweet white brain awaits… gulping orange wax swimming, striving wait, I’m stuck! what is this obstruction? a strange, tough membrane… elastic and taut yes, of course, it’s the eardrum foiler of earwigs gotta punch through snip tear poke rip slice barely squeezing through billowy elastic syrupy warm fluid slowing me down sniffing pinching testing struggling driving thrusting ahh, finally… the glistening white membrane whoa, it’s slippery! So plump, so electric! white cheesy wonderland viscous holiday millions of neurons Storing thoughts and feelings master control center the very essence of consciousness right under my brown, scaly legs my prickly feet skittering across the pulsing ridges I believe I’ll deposit Some filth…

Copyright © | Year Posted 2012

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