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Piet Mondrian World
Salvia divinorum
by Dr. Bethy
Citation:   Dr. Bethy. "Piet Mondrian World: An Experience with Salvia divinorum (exp55336)". Erowid.org. Oct 16, 2018. erowid.org/exp/55336

 
DOSE:
1 bowl smoked Salvia divinorum

BODY WEIGHT: 115 lb


I'm a skeptic when it comes to first experiences of anything. I'm very conscious of the placebo effect and how it's possible I'm imagining everything. I've tried pot many times and I still don't really get high, which frustrates me to no end. I was worried the same would happen when I tried Salvia for the first time.

I had nothing to worry about.

So I sat on my bed with my bowl and Salvia 15x extract (just got it in the mail that day) and a water bottle. I took a preparatory swig and a couple of deep breaths. I had packed the bowl about 3/4 of the way up, and had a little stopper in the bottom of weed. Butane lighter in hand, I put my lips to the pipe. Huge inhalation, filled right up. Held it and started to get my toothpick so I could scrape out the ash and go again. Exhaled, waited a second to catch my breath, and WHAM!

I think I fell back on my bed, but don't quote me on that. I don't know who's familiar with Piet Mondrian, but for those who aren't, he's the dude who painted those red, blue, yellow, white, and black compositions that remind me of the 60's. Anyway, my room and whole house turned into a Piet Mondrian piece. Everything was gone except for me and my bed, and my house was basically just a product of an assembly line of PM pieces just like it. And as I was lying back, I could see the other pieces going over my head all the time.

Then I started wondering what was going on. I didn't have a sitter, so I was just alone in my room in my parents' house while they were sleeping. It was about 11:45 or so, I think. I realized I was on my bed with a baggy of pot, Salvia, my pipe, and my butane lighter all over the place. I freaked out. I started fighting like hell to gain control my body and actions. I grabbed everything, shoved it into my cigar box, and leapt out of bed. I nearly kicked over my air conditioner thing in the process. I ripped open my drawer, slammed it shut, swiped my hand at my light switch, climbed into bed, and pulled my sweatshirt over my head to hide from the shadows lurking just outside of my peripheral vision.

Once my fear subsided some, I re-climbed out of bed to make sure I actually put everything away and didn't spill it all over my bed. I was still tripping some, and I definitely felt it. Everything was in its place, so I got into bed and turned on the TV. Family Guy. was about halfway through. So from the second half of Futurama to the middle of Family Guy I had been enduring my first real drug experience. Hells freaking yeah.

Once I was sure it was over, I went upstairs and told my brother about it. Now he's dying to try it, too. Tomorrow, I think.

Tomorrow.

But not until I try again.

Exp Year: 2006ExpID: 55336
Gender: Female 
Age at time of experience: Not Given 
Published: Oct 16, 2018Views: 425
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