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Space Silence

I woke from a deep repose to intense alertness. From the dream. I lay perfectly still listening, to the silence. The room was icy cold. I sighed. The dream, the odyssey into space, the void A tear of fear fell. It had been so real. I had lain on the bed, once more, or was it a bed? The alien, an otherworldly creature bent over me. He touched my face while I twisted and wrenched away. Why could I not see his face? He came and went. He stroked, caressed and fondled my hair. The room was dark, gloomy and gauzy dark, except for one small window where stars glittered. They blazed brilliant while we swirled past, the speed, unfathomable, incomprehensible to me. A destination, into deep space, it seemed. The speed beyond my concept. Somewhere, I could hear low male voices, but could not, distinguish or ascertain the words. Slowly I sat up, and stood. I walked to the only door and opened it. The room was dim and shadowy. One side held machines, and equipment, ticking, pulsing and flashing and the other side, was rows of seats where the aliens sat together talking. The front of the room was a huge window, a window to a strange, weird, fantastic world suffused with blinking, shimmering flashes, of light, vivid and multi-hued and amazing. I walked to the window, my long raven hair grazing the cold, icy floor. Turning I saw, the aliens looking towards me in silence, tall dark silhouettes, unfriendly, stony, uncaring, unfeeling and merciless, or so it seemed . . . Written by Constance La France September 1, 2012 For the contest, Deep Space Odyssey Sponsored by Nathan

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  1. Date: 10/8/2012 12:09:00 PM
    Congratulations on your placement in Nathan's "Deep Space" contest Constance. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 10/5/2012 11:20:00 PM
    so creative...its nicely done friend Constance. Congratulations!!! (^_^)

  1. Date: 10/5/2012 5:01:00 PM
    An abduction ...and a lovely write for the contest !! Congrats on your winning spot !!

  1. Date: 10/5/2012 4:15:00 PM
    SUPER CONGRATS CONSTANCE ON A FASCINATING SPACE ADVENTURE AND FANTASTIC WIN LUV .. CONGRATS ON ALL OTHER WINS AS WELL MY FRIEND .. MISS U MUCH ..

  1. Date: 10/5/2012 3:46:00 PM
    thanks for the support' nate

  1. Date: 9/1/2012 9:19:00 PM
    fantastic and fascinating poetry Constance .. still need to view this contest .. u r so ultra creative and u take the reader into the scenes with u luv .. good success in contest .. an outstanding entry ..so great to hear u will start work again .. please take it slow .. u have been through quite an ordeal .... we were at beach to close up house for Summer season..I was in so much pain with my hands could not enjoy.

  1. Date: 9/1/2012 5:48:00 PM
    enjoyed reading your work.....Hope you are well. I am doing better since my surgery finally.

  1. Date: 9/1/2012 3:51:00 PM
    O Constance, I dare say this is the winner for sure...what imagination and mastry of imagery. So educated about the other world and it's inhabitants. This blew me away my friend. Greatness personified!! One love. Joy Wells

  1. Date: 9/1/2012 2:44:00 PM
    Wow, This write is phenomenal my friend, a true gem! I am impressed with your in depth look into the feelings and ideas about where you put us within the poem and the cold emotionless aliens! The fear is real within your write and deeply felt! What a tremendously awesome poem! Great Work!!