Around this time I was thinking — this feels pretty good, maybe this is what shrooms are, and this is pretty cool…
I watched a breeze swoop in, moving the grass with it, in what I thought looked harmonious. I was in awe…but soon I found that this was just the tip of the iceberg — but rather than an iceberg, I’d say a blackhole.
30 minutes later
We walked around the park some more, feeling breezes and watching them orchestrate the grass like it was a band. We were standing on a small grass hill around that time, which was also when I had a peak experience. Answers I had been seeking flooded into me — maybe I was the black hole? Maybe we were all blackholes?
I wasn’t thinking that^ at the time, but reflecting on it, that’s how it felt for me. Everything made sense in that moment. It was moments of deep, joyful reflections. An internal “Ohhh” about so many things—myself, people, nature, animals, societal norms and structures, time, and even about life itself.
Pretty much anything I had ever wondered or worried about, was resolved. And at that time the answers were so much more simple than I was making them to be, or worrying about.
I really believe I was experiencing unconditional love, with myself and the Universe. We weren’t separate. There was no “you” and “me,” there wasn’t even an “us,” because it was all so beyond that, beyond any words.
One of the realizations I had during that moment, was that “time” is not actually how I previously thought it was—measured and all that(seconds, minutes, hours, days, etc). I realized that it was so much more than the measurements we’ve given it as humans. “Time” was a construct.
One way I’ve described this whole experience to others is that it’s like going back to when you were a child — there’s no labels and words for anything. It just all, is. And it’s all connected. You feel like you’re finally home, on the inside, ya know, because that’s ultimately where we’re all experiencing life from. Both the internal and external fused together.
“Psilocybin Black Hole” is an excerpt from My First Real Trip.
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I love how you describe your trip experiences. Though I use slightly different language, you’ve nearly described my experiences perfectly.
What really stood out to me was the “joyous reflections” part. I’ve experienced the same exact thing, but I called them “realizations.”
Also, I love how you mentioned how it reminds you how you felt as a child. I’ve tried to explain that sensation to others, but it feels like no one remembers what it is to be a child.
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Thank you 🙂 yea, “adults” seem to have forgotten that they were once children..
I’d love to hear some of your stories if you could email them my way?
Sure thing! I’ll clean them up a bit since I wrote most of them on my phone, so they’re a little rough.
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