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While walking through the forest
I came across this hairy cluster
I wanted to look to see what it was
It took all the strength I could muster
It seemed to grow, as I approached
My imagination was in overdrive
As I got a closer look, I was sure
It was something very much alive!
Hundreds of little tentacles
Were reaching, out of the ground
As if to say, please won’t you stay?
I found this quite profound!
I managed to take a photo or two
For no longer could I loom
Then read in the paper, the very next day
About an epidemic, called the “Shroom Boom”
I took myself to the hospital
Told the nurses about my discovery
Next thing I knew, though it was a blur
I woke up in a room called recovery
Not really knowing what happened
But it really must have been humongous
I asked the doctor what all the fuss was
He said “It seems you were a fungus among us!”
July Writing Prompts – The shroom boom – Day 4/31
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Love it!! The weather man that I watch at night has a fungus every Wednesday night. Let me rephrase that, he shows pictures of fungus people send into him.
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Dorinda Duclos said:
Hahahaha! I would hope he doesn’t have a fungus. Ewww! That must be cool, though. there are so many different kinds.