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The LampWorks StudioThe LampWorks Studio:
Deep inside a cavernous workshop, a lamp maker's apprentice has been instructed to polish the shop's considerable inventory of oil lamps. Very reluctantly he starts on the daunting chore. Near the end of the work day, he polishes one really dingy looking, dust covered lamp. It appears like it was found in a rubbish pile in some long forgotten ancient ruin.
Suddenly a strange looking mist pours forth from the lamp's spout. The vapor rapidly takes on a humanoid shape. The misty form coalesces into the appearance of a very attractive girl. She turns to the apprentice, and asks him “What is your bidding my Master?”.
Without a moments hesitation, he says “I have to polish all these lamps that you see in this shop by mid morning, or lose my apprenticeship. I command you to polish each and every lamp, by mid morning!”
The female genie looked completely astounded and perplexed. Knowing full well that her magic is unable to effect o
a dangerous hallucinationThe light coming through the window was bright,
much too bright.
Even though my eyes were closed
I could see it-
The skin of my arms prickled,
sweat dripped from my brow.
It was two in the afternoon but…
the sun was setting
through the window facing east.
I should have seen the hutch,
shelves lined with bone china
decorated with delicate leaves and vines.
I was so thirsty
and reaching for cups that should have been there.
Instead I found a billboard of butterflies,
the colors raging
more than any rainbow
I'd ever seen.
Their wings fluttered and flashed
yet somehow they moved in slow motion.
I wanted to stand,
wanted to reach out and touch them but…
I couldn't move,
and yet I laughed
ignoring my dry mouth
and the tingling in my feet.
There was a tempest
on the rise
and in my blood.
A sugar rush disguised
as a riot of butterflies
and they were swarming me.
There was a small vial
of insulin in my pocket
that I nev
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