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¨@@@¨¨¨¨¨¨              †††   ~†   †††              ¨¨¨¨@¨@@¨¨
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@¨¨@¨@@¨¨¨                   ††                   ¨@¨¨¨¨¨¨@@
@@¨¨¨@@@¨¨                 report on                ¨¨@¨¨¨¨¨@¨
@@@¨¨@¨@@¨            jwh zero eighteen             ¨¨¨@¨¨¨¨¨¨
@¨@@¨¨¨@@@                   ††                   ¨¨¨¨@¨¨¨¨¨
¨¨@@@¨¨@¨@                   ††                   ¨¨¨¨¨@¨¨¨¨
¨¨@¨@@¨¨¨@                   ††                   ¨¨¨¨¨¨@¨¨¨
¨¨¨¨@@@¨¨@                ††  †~  ††                ¨¨¨¨¨¨¨@¨¨
¨¨¨¨@¨@@¨¨           †††††    ¨     †††††           ¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨@¨
¨¨¨¨¨¨@@@¨ ~~~~~~~~~~                    ~~~~~~~~~~ @¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨@
@¨¨¨¨¨@¨@@                                          @@¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨
¨@¨¨¨¨¨¨@@  we decided to smoke the drug in a barn  ¨@@¨¨¨¨¨¨¨
¨¨@¨¨¨¨¨@¨  that holds great nostalgia for us all.  ¨@@@¨¨¨¨¨¨
¨¨¨@¨¨¨¨¨¨    we went inside and to the highest     ¨@¨@@¨¨¨¨¨
¨¨¨¨@¨¨¨¨¨   floor, where we sat down in the hay.   ¨¨¨@@@¨¨¨¨
¨¨¨¨¨@¨¨¨¨                                          @¨¨@¨@@¨¨¨
¨¨¨¨¨¨@¨¨¨    after a while began the collective    @@¨¨¨@@@¨¨
¨¨¨¨¨¨¨@¨¨   process of rolling another joint, but  @@@¨¨@¨@@¨
¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨@¨  here our friend started to laugh their  @¨@@¨¨¨@@@
@¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨@  most fucked up laugh, and wouldn't stop ¨¨@@@¨¨@¨@
@@¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨           for several minutes.           ¨¨@¨@@¨¨¨@
¨@@¨¨¨¨¨¨¨                                          @¨¨¨@@@¨¨@
¨@@@¨¨¨¨¨¨  when they came to they said this to me: ¨@¨¨@¨@@¨¨
¨@¨@@¨¨¨¨¨      our faces had been shaped like      ¨¨@¨¨¨@@@¨
¨¨¨@@@¨¨¨¨  pentagrams in the darkness of the barn, ¨¨¨@¨¨@¨@@
@¨¨@¨@@¨¨¨  we were long worms, with hairy tubular  ¨¨¨¨@¨¨¨@@
@@¨¨¨@@@¨¨     bodies dancing from side to side,    @¨¨¨¨@¨¨@¨
@@@¨¨@¨@@¨        begging for cigarettes...         @@¨¨¨¨@¨¨¨
@¨@@¨¨¨@@@                                          @@@¨¨¨¨@¨¨
¨¨@@@¨¨@¨@        ~~~~~~~~~††                      @¨@@¨¨¨¨@¨
¨¨@¨@@¨¨¨@ ~~~~~~~~~~                    ~~~~~~~~~~ ¨¨@@@¨¨¨¨@
@¨¨¨@@@¨¨@                      ††~~~~~~~~~        ¨¨@¨@@¨¨¨¨
¨@¨¨@¨@@¨¨                                          @¨¨¨@@@¨¨¨
¨¨@¨¨¨@@@¨   our lingering came to an end when we   @@¨¨@¨@@¨¨
¨¨¨@¨¨@¨@@  headed into the city core. four hours   ¨@@¨¨¨@@@¨
¨¨¨¨@¨¨¨@@ after our first toke we found ourselves  ¨@@@¨¨@¨@@
@¨¨¨¨@¨¨@¨    in a dark slope beneath a gigantic    ¨@¨@@¨¨¨@@
@@¨¨¨¨@¨¨¨               water tower.               ¨¨¨@@@¨¨@¨
@@@¨¨¨¨@¨¨                                          ¨¨¨@¨@@¨¨¨
@¨@@¨¨¨¨@¨ the time was in the post-twelves of the  ¨¨¨¨¨@@@¨¨
¨¨@@@¨¨¨¨@  night when we rolled a joint with pure  ¨¨¨¨¨@¨@@¨
¨¨@¨@@¨¨¨¨  cannabinoid-leaf, no tobacco, and i was ¨¨¨¨¨¨¨@@@
@¨¨¨@@@¨¨¨         thrown into a nightmare.         ¨¨¨¨¨¨¨@¨@
@@¨¨@¨@@¨¨                                          ¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨@
¨@@¨¨¨@@@¨  as i watched, the city became a wall,   ¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨@
¨@@@¨¨@¨@@  and i was hanging above the while world ¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨
¨@¨@@¨¨¨@@   in a strange and underworldly forest,  ¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨
¨¨¨@@@¨¨@¨ pushed upwards against the ground below. @¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨
¨¨¨@¨@@¨¨¨                                          @@¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨
¨¨¨¨¨@@@¨¨      i was then struck with the most     ¨@@¨¨¨¨¨¨¨
¨¨¨¨¨@¨@@¨  powerful fear. a force compelled me to  ¨@@@¨¨¨¨¨¨
¨¨¨¨¨¨¨@@@  subvocalize, but the words were not my  ¨@¨@@¨¨¨¨¨
¨¨¨¨¨¨¨@¨@                   own:                   ¨¨¨@@@¨¨¨¨
¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨@                                          @¨¨@¨@@¨¨¨
¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨@  ~ it ~ shines ~ through ~ earth ~ and ~ @@¨¨¨@@@¨¨
¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨   flesh ~ alike ~ and ~ the ~ light ~    @@@¨¨@¨@@¨
¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨  will ~ find ~ you ~ the ~ light ~ will  @¨@@¨¨¨@@@
@¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨  ~ devour ~ you ~ you ~ were ~ chosen ~  ¨¨@@@¨¨@¨@
@@¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨ you ~ were ~ chosen ~ a ~ very ~ long ~  ¨¨@¨@@¨¨¨@
¨@@¨¨¨¨¨¨¨               time ~ ago ~               ¨¨¨¨@@@¨¨@
¨@@@¨¨¨¨¨¨                                          ¨¨¨¨@¨@@¨¨
¨@¨@@¨¨¨¨¨    i could not move, and my voice was    ¨¨¨¨¨¨@@@¨
¨¨¨@@@¨¨¨¨   small when i asked my friends why we   @¨¨¨¨¨@¨@@
@¨¨@¨@@¨¨¨   had done this, how such events could   ¨@¨¨¨¨¨¨@@
@@¨¨¨@@@¨¨     take place. but my friends were      ¨¨@¨¨¨¨¨@¨
@@@¨¨@¨@@¨       completely still and silent.       ¨¨¨@¨¨¨¨¨¨
@¨@@¨¨¨@@@                                          ¨¨¨¨@¨¨¨¨¨
¨¨@@@¨¨@¨@  and then, astral projection. i saw the  ¨¨¨¨¨@¨¨¨¨
¨¨@¨@@¨¨¨@ city from above, from above the clouds,  ¨¨¨¨¨¨@¨¨¨
¨¨¨¨@@@¨¨@    a space station... and the tower, a   ¨¨¨¨¨¨¨@¨¨
¨¨¨¨@¨@@¨¨   monolith, unearthly white, antenna to  ¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨@¨
¨¨¨¨¨¨@@@¨ speak to me... the most beautiful view.  @¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨@
@¨¨¨¨¨@¨@@  i saw myself down there, body shaking,  @@¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨
¨@¨¨¨¨¨¨@@            speaking gibberish.           ¨@@¨¨¨¨¨¨¨
¨¨@¨¨¨¨¨@¨                                          ¨@@@¨¨¨¨¨¨
¨¨¨@¨¨¨¨¨¨        ~~~~~~~~~††                      ¨@¨@@¨¨¨¨¨
¨¨¨¨@¨¨¨¨¨ ~~~~~~~~~~                    ~~~~~~~~~~ ¨¨¨@@@¨¨¨¨
¨¨¨¨¨@¨¨¨¨                      ††~~~~~~~~~        @¨¨@¨@@¨¨¨
¨¨¨¨¨¨@¨¨¨                                          @@¨¨¨@@@¨¨
¨¨¨¨¨¨¨@¨¨  here's a whole block of time eradicated @@@¨¨@¨@@¨
¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨@¨    from my mind, no doubt eaten by the   @¨@@¨¨¨@@@
@¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨@  disease, but when i came to i had come  ¨¨@@@¨¨@¨@
@@¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨   to terms with my imminent death. the   ¨¨@¨@@¨¨¨@
¨@@¨¨¨¨¨¨¨  city-entity wanted me gone, by way of   @¨¨¨@@@¨¨@
¨@@@¨¨¨¨¨¨  psychic erosion and cold temperatures.  ¨@¨¨@¨@@¨¨
¨@¨@@¨¨¨¨¨  it could've been below zero. we got up  ¨¨@¨¨¨@@@¨
¨¨¨@@@¨¨¨¨  and wandered the streets to keep warm   ¨¨¨@¨¨@¨@@
@¨¨@¨@@¨¨¨        until the sun finally rose.       ¨¨¨¨@¨¨¨@@
@@¨¨¨@@@¨¨                                          @¨¨¨¨@¨¨@¨
@@@¨¨@¨@@¨                                          @@¨¨¨¨@¨¨¨
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