We're all going on a Surface Holiday by donnaquinn

We're all going on a Surface Holiday

Artwork Stats

Artwork Stats
Added: Mar 11, 2007
Views: 5851
Likes: 0
Fav'd: 0 times
Comments: 4

Artwork Description

30.5 x 46 cm.
"Are we there yet?"
"If you clones don't pipe down, I'll turn this vesicle around right now and go home!"
Instant silence. A minute drifted by. Another minute, then a couple more. Nature abhors a vacumn, even a noise vacumn, and sought something to fill it. The children obliged. "Mum, my sister is sticking her plasmid out at me!"
Dad groaned. Mum twisted around. "Why can't you be good little bacteria? My other clones never gave me so much strife. Just enjoy the trip for once." Stuck in the claustrophobic recesses of the human body for most of their lives, bacteria relished getting away for the weekend. A vacation to the Surface was the bacterial equivalent of a beachfront stay. Sweat droplets made refreshing thermal pools, while a patch of wrinkles threw up a chain of hills that begged to be climbed. To the north the forests were powdered with snow, and that was where the bacteria family were headed.
After what seemed like enough time to replicate an entire genome, a few snowflakes circled down and the bacteria knew they were close. The snow thickened quickly- some bacteria were lucky enough to live in humans that didn't believe in anti-dandruff shampoo.

Login or register to post comments


somerset's picture

Noooooooooo way! This is totally priceless, Donna, ha ha got me scratching my itchy head now! beautifully painted work...only surpassed by your awesome imagination! Smile

rita's picture

Donna, your paintings are always so wonderful - but your storys complete them! FANTASTIC

Guest's picture

Honk for: alpha? fish? that squiggly thing could go there or even somewhere else.

Love the orange vesicle powered by ATP...


carles's picture

Hi-la-rious ! I love it !

Art at its best.