Harvesting CuriositySo, one day, fueled by equal parts excitement and nervous energy, I decided to dive into the mind-altering reputation of this plant. I purchased some of BC’s salvia seeds and sprouted them up. After some weeks I carefully plucked a few leaves, readying myself for a journey into the unknown.
The Bitter GatewayUnder the dim lights of my studio, I rolled those leaves into a makeshift joint and sparked it up. The taste? A bit harsh because I overdried the leaves in my toaster oven. But that harseness was a small price to pay for an unforgettable experience.
A Cosmic Landscape UnveiledAs reality started to blur, the boundaries between the tangible and the surreal melted away, ushering me into a realm that defied any logic I knew. The colors, vibrant and ethereal, seemed to possess a life of their own as they danced and twirled, weaving a tapestry of hues that transcended the visible spectrum. Shapes morphed seamlessly, evolving into abstract forms that challenged the very essence of form itself. The air, thick with an otherworldly energy, hummed with frequencies I couldn’t quite describe—a symphony of cosmic vibrations that resonated through every fiber of my being. Entities emerged from the kaleidoscopic backdrop, resembling living fractals that pulsed and undulated in a rhythmic dance. Each entity exuded an aura of ancient wisdom, as if they were the custodians of timeless secrets. Their whispers, more felt than heard, penetrated the core of my consciousness, revealing cryptic truths that resonated with something deep within me. It was as if the very fabric of the universe was unfolding before my eyes, and I, a mere observer, was granted a glimpse into the mysteries that lay beyond the veil of ordinary perception. In this cosmic theater, I felt a profound connection to the essence of existence itself. The entities, with their ever-changing forms, seemed to be the architects of a reality where thoughts materialized into tangible expressions, and emotions took on a tangible weight. It was a place where the boundaries between self and the cosmos blurred, and the symphony of creation played out in a mesmerizing crescendo of light, sound, and emotion.
The UnravelingBut, as swiftly as the kaleidoscopic odyssey commenced, it began to dissolve. The once-vibrant colors, like fading memories, muted into subdued echoes. The cosmic whispers, once an intimate symphony, retreated to the edges of perception, leaving behind a wistful resonance. Reality, a patient guide, gently reasserted its presence, pulling me back from the astral tapestry to the familiar embrace of my studio. The profound experience left me in a state of awe, grappling with the ephemeral fragments of the extraordinary, like a dream slipping through my fingers.
Capturing the UnseenBack in my studio, I reached for my sketchbook. With each stroke, I tried to capture the essence of that alternate reality. The landscapes, the living fractals, the cosmic entities—they all found a place on the paper, a testament to a journey that defied words.
Dawn of UnderstandingAs the first light of dawn delicately painted the sky, I sat surrounded by my sketches—a visual diary capturing the essence of the extraordinary odyssey. The Salvia divinorum had not only altered my perception but had become the muse that breathed life into my artistic expression. Each stroke on the canvas echoed the vibrant landscapes I traversed, the living fractals that whispered cosmic secrets, and the entities that danced in the cosmic ballet. The colors on the palette mirrored the hues that defied earthly comprehension, and the brush seemed to channel the very energy that pulsed through the air of that surreal realm. The sketches detailed the birth and death of stars, with celestial explosions frozen in time, and the timeless dance of emotions materializing in every stroke. Abstract forms took shape, mirroring the transcendental ideas that unfolded in my mind during that cosmic journey. The interconnectedness of all things manifested in the intricate patterns, each line a thread weaving through the fabric of existence. Love and sorrow, joy and contemplation, all translated into visual symphonies that resonated with the cosmic vibrations. As I pored over the sketches, I marveled at the profound understanding the Salvia divinorum had unlocked—a revelation of the intricate dance between the self and the cosmos. The art became a bridge, connecting the ephemeral moments of the extraordinary with the tangible expressions on paper. The Salvia divinorum plant, standing as a silent observer in the corner of my studio, seemed to nod in approval. Its leaves thrived, a living testament to the transformative power of exploration and creativity. In those sketches, I found a portal back to the cosmic landscapes, a reminder that the extraordinary was not confined to the realms of the unknown but could be translated and shared through the strokes of an artist’s brush.
A Transformed ArtistIn the days that followed, my art became a reflection of that transcendent experience. The Salvia divinorum, now standing as a silent guardian in my studio, thrived. It symbolized a brief but profound encounter with the extraordinary, leaving me forever changed and grateful for the mysteries the universe had shared with me. That’s my story Oliver on Salvia and I hope you found it insightful.
Mr. BC Seeds
Mr. BC Seeds is an over educated old school hippy who has been involved in the cannabis industry since the 1970's. He is one of the most experienced marijuana breeders in Canada if not the entire world. He was the first to use the most advanced breeding techniques in 2008 to create 42 of the world's strongest cannabis strains. He has been writing in-depth articles about cannabis in Canada for decades and looks forward to continue bringing you cutting edge cannabis strains for the decades to come. Mr. BC Seeds uses a "pen name" because he still travels the world collecting cannabis strains and continues researching cannabis in laboratories of non-legalized countries.