Title: Primordial Primaries
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1. chelydra wrote:
 And lo when the goose egg cracked from within color rays shot out like the gem-tipped spears of the Scythian women warriors. Blinded by the light, the gray priesthood saw not the magic gosling emerge and take flight.
2. chelydra wrote:
 As the next hundred thousand generations aged and died so too faded and fell away the grayness of the land. Photon by photon, seeds of color fell earthwards from the Goose of Heaven as her wings expanded to fill the cosmos from east to north to west and s
3. chelydra wrote:
 ...south. The priests were horrified, calling the colors an abomination, an outpouring of satanic goosepoop upon the perfect and orderly country bequeathed to posterity by the gray-bearded Old Gods. And as the races of mankind differentiated, the colorfu
4. chelydra wrote:
 ...colorful mutants were drowned in the temples almost as fast as they were born — but not quite. And so came the Great Refraction: the copper hair and azure eyes of the north, the golden complexions of the east, the ochres, chocolate and rich purp
5. chelydra wrote:
 purple-black of the south, a riot of color flowing in torrents across the globe. Unable to defend the holy gray of the original earth, the priests went underground.
6. chelydra wrote:
 And it came to pass that the sons and daughters of the magic goose claimed the planet as their own, worshipping the rainbows, sunsets, and multicolored galaxies above, giving thanks that they too had been permitted to partake of the glorious spectrum blo
7. chelydra wrote:
 ... blooming all around them and within them. But the priests concealed in their caverns laid plans for a Great Re-Graying and over time their bulldozers and cement trucks emerged from the caves.
8. chelydra wrote:
 Grand forests with their exuberant fall foliage, flowering vines, yellow warblers, bluebirds, red-headed woodpeckers and emerald tree snakes succumbed. Smog poured into the sky; starlight faded to gray. Acid rain poisoned the soil; the ozone shield above
9. chelydra wrote:
 ... was ripped asunder. Instead of watching the sun rise and set in glory, instead of bird-watching and flower-gardening, people read gray newspapers and watched gray pixels on television screens. Their faces in the mirror became gray too, as they were ra
10. chelydra wrote:
 ...rarely warmed by the sun, or flushed with any kind of excitement. Their idea of an adventurous day out was to sit in a traffic jam enveloped in yellowish-gray smog, eventually parking on blackish-gray asphalt and trudging around in the colorless chille
11. chelydra wrote:
 ...chilled air of a shopping mall, looking at brightly colored packages and labels on the shelves. This brought them a vague semblance of joy.
12. chelydra wrote:
 And some even managed to convince themselves they were living happily ever after. The gray priesthood told them they were living in the promised land and everything would be better yet (more pale, more gray, and very quiet) in the afterlife to come.
13. chelydra wrote:
 Memories of the age of the magic goose were dismissed as baseless rumors — fake news even. Order had been restored, and grayness reigned all across the face of the tamed and subdued earth.
14. chelydra wrote:
 And so the general consensus was that this was The End... Henceforth colors might be used for decoration and entertainment, serving commerce, but no one would remember when their own souls had blazed with every color on the whole of the electromagnetic sp
15. chelydra wrote:
 ...spectrum, resonating with the throbbing vibrations of a rainbow biosphere in a cosmos of color. No one could even describe those days adequately in words... The words were empty... Gray words for a gray world.... So they stopped writing this nonsense a
16. chelydra wrote:
 ... and got ready for their next trip to the mall. The priests watched them surrender on the monitors in the caverns below and smiled.
17. Normal wrote:
 Let there be light!
18. chelydra wrote:
 Aye, Normal... and let at least few little stars glow in the firmament, or there won't be no mo light, not ever.
19. AFSOUTH wrote:
  Outstanding!
20. lexa wrote:
 we are the creators - the artists - we create the color and save the earth. we fight the grey and will continue to fight till the color returns to the Earth and the grey men are forever buried under rock and stone of the lava of the angry earth. She will
21. lexa wrote:
 She will abide - She will live - She will conquer - we are the creators, She is the wonder in our souls. beautiful, chelydra - truly all human kind has the ability to create - to save the Earth, while She is the master and the will of all.
22. lexa wrote:
 The radiating colors of the goose live as she flies above. . .
23. chelydra wrote:
 ThinkDraw Liberation Front quietly mobilizing in the shadows, in the last remnants of the forests of yore, in the hidden alleys of the internet...
24. chelydra wrote:
 So, Commandante Lexa—you take charge of getting the concrete and steel out of Manhattan and the outer boroughs... Me, I'll see what I can do to restore some color in the drought-stricken landscape of SE Queensland...
25. clrmered wrote:
 WOW, My head is spinning...
26. chelydra wrote:
 cheers



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