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grind lucky(erythrina) beans and boil in water
The small, shiny red and black beans of the Erythrina tree, native
Africa (notably KwaZulu Natal) are often called 'lucky beans'. I
wonder if there is any credence behind the monicker, and if
having a few of them around one's person is enough to induce
luckiness. Perhaps imbibing
a fluid made of the ground up beans
could enhance their purported power?
They are known to be toxic to humans if ingested, but perhaps
by lucky bean would ensure luck in the after life?
Hopefully the side effects arent too vicious, though. I imagine
of severe stomach cramps while anticipating blissful, luck filled
Nirvana can't be the most enjoyable experience...
Maybe the beans could be ground into a fine powder and sprinkled
over one's shoes, ensuring safe and fortuitous travels, or rubbed
one's hair to bring lucky encounters with like-minded (and like-
Bean pondering this one for a while now...
||Should you, perhaps, have kept the cow?
||the cow was actually a bull, pertinax. so no. i shouldnt
have kept it. right. planting those shiny beans
||Act one: Photosynthetic garganuarism.
Act two: "Fe Fi Fo Fucky, I smell a bean what thinks its lucky."
Act three: Eldorado ovum explosion.
Act four: Nothing to harp about.
fi fee foe flum..
my dog ate one..
he grew wings and flew away...
.had his day