I tripped on acid for the very first time in my life over the weekend. I’d always wanted to try psychedelics, but never knew anyone who had any. I wanted to start small with mushrooms or something along those lines, but when someone I knew said, “Hey. I’ve got some acid. Wanna drop some with me?” My immediate response was “Hell yeah!”
We each took the sugar cubes and I knew it’d take a while to kick in so we just kind of sat outside in the dark. I was taking in the surroundings, which I always do when I’m outside anyway. I live in a very secluded area. There are a lot of trees, forests, pastures, etc. The first thing I started to notice were the Christmas lights that were strung all along the neighbor’s fence to her property. They started to move up and down much like you would imagine a rollercoaster in motion. They started to form shapes and patterns the likes of which I’d never seen.
The darkness from before lifted and all I could see was colorful light. Bright lights that illuminated the grass, the trees, the sky. It was the sky splitting open and exposing its true self, very welcoming. I felt a wave of euphoria wash over me as I stared at my surroundings and took everything in. It was like someone had taken a paint brush and painted the world over, the colors spiraling out and back in and then out again.
I felt every bubble of the soda I was drinking going through my entire body, passing along each and every taste bud. I had to let the soda sit in my mouth for a moment because the feeling and taste were unlike anything I’d ever tried before. I stared into nature and allowed myself to experience the waves of energy that have always been there, but I could never perceive before. There is something all around us at all times that it can be difficult to perceive, but on acid, the other realms and dimensions that we exist in become easier to feel. The next day I felt a little drained emotionally, but I also felt cleansed at the same time.
That’s all I can say about my first trip. There was so much more to it, but I don’t know how I’d even begin to put it into words. I should have blogged at the exact moment I was tripping, but I don’t know if it would have made sense then either. If you’re thinking about trying it for the first time, do your research. I researched acid for a long time as I tossed the idea around in my head concerning whether or not I wanted to try it. I’m glad I did, and I’d happily do it again.
LSD score: 10 out of 10. Would try again.
3 thoughts on “Tripping on a Hole in a Paper Heart”
I think acid is where I fell for the natural world, it had just been there before but after I took the trip – mine was a paper with a Chinese dragon on it – I became intensely aware of something other than the sky and buildings around me.
I’ve never had mushrooms – I’ve been told they are the really intense ones and I’ve always been a bit worried about going that deep. Acid though, love the stuff I think it’s the best drug ever – it actually is like what the moves say and probably worth the price. Weirdly I also felt better after it – more centred and together.
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Second time doing it I made friends with a crow who told me to paint my cousin. I took my finger and started moving it around. My cousin was sitting a few feet away from me, but his face started moving kind of like you would imagine paint doing if you were finger-painting and were to dip your finger in the paint and just move it around in circles. I just started doing that everywhere until the world around me was a bright and beautiful combination of swirls. As far as the colors go, everything looked kind of like Greunie’s artwork.
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Wow that’s really cool, I rarely have much in the way of visual stuff like that I more feel things intensely but when I close my eyes I get visions that are very complex and detailed it’s like watching a movie that’s just about forms and maths. Hard to explain but I get this oneness with the cosmos via being part of this wast construction. Have you ever painted? I think you should try, just for fun and maybe the universe is trying to tell you too – or acid is.