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The Invasion P3

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The Invasion P3

I awoke just as the ship exited the black hole
My mouth was dry, and the yearning for my love ones revisited my sole
Something moved, I saw it in my peripheral view
It was as big as a football, smooth, but my vision was still askew

I think it was the movement of my eyes that caused it to silently dart and hover over me
It was made of the same substance, like the spaceships we did see
Then a long needle came out of it and it slowly penetrated the iris of my eye
My mouth seemed to open as if to scream but nothing can out just a pain and a feeling I was going to die 

I felt the pain and heard a cracking sound as it passed through the retina, then... nothing, no pain
I think it may have entered into my brain 
Some how it accessed my memories and began deleting the feeling attached to my past life
I fought and managed to blocked its intrusion into my thoughts of sons and my wife

All the people I met in my life, all gone
Except three, and no matter how much it scrambled my brain searching, it found “Just a closer walk with thee” song
After what seemed forever it removed its lance from my eye
The sense of not having pain for those people was a relief but why?

I felt the wanting again for those three it could not find
Of my sons and my wife I had so cunningly concealed in my mind
I felt myself been rotated, facing down, looking through the ship at a huge Earth like world
Then everything blurred and swirled.

I woke up laying on soft lawn
The sun was rising, the beginning of a new dawn
There were thousands of people asleep on the ground 
I ran checking each one for those I loved, like a bloodhound

There they were, we all made it, and were back together again
I hugged them and cried with no heart ache or pain
I looked up from this new earth and thanked God in the new heavens above
Then it dawned on me...
Each person I looked at I felt a strong sense of brotherly and sisterly love 

Those Creatures were not invading our planet for all its worth 
They were there to take us and give us a new beginning in a new Earth.
The destruction of man was inevitable and over due
And they were watching and waiting and some how they knew...

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  1. Date: 11/18/2011 7:19:00 PM
    great pen as usual syd

  1. Date: 9/18/2011 5:35:00 AM
    Stupendous Sydney ! U r one of the best poets over here. I enjoyed this creative work by you. Keep up the flow my friend....completely an offbeat poem and still wonderful

  1. Date: 9/12/2011 11:39:00 AM
    A great story, and superb write.

  1. Date: 9/4/2011 12:27:00 PM
    Quite an interesting ending to this one Sidney.. Really love where you took it ;) so you are going to hunt that jerk down for me?? Lol hope your weekend's been good.. Soupmail me with how things are going on your side of the world.. Love W

  1. Date: 9/2/2011 5:59:00 AM
    Well Sid, the adventures you take me on are always fascinating and full of excitement. The last stanza is a great way to wind it all up. Luv LIZZY