Royal Jelly and the Hornet Helix
"Royal Jelly and the Hornet Helix"
When the murder hornets arrived
they flashed their big black wings
like sharp porcupine needles into our minds
we became honeycombed hypnotised, held in their hive,
all one mind, one world, the "New Word"...Love,
well love of a different kind abounds, in our broods we became
nymphs in wax cells, sealed by our approval
between a soft and hard place getting fat, and lazy,
they fed us their Royal Jelly we became beetles
we took it like Columbus turned natives into pariahs
we took whatever love we could, thinking we were survivors
we took it happily, one mind all, a new world they provided us
When the waves came we weren’t drowned
in God or Gaia’s wrath, religion suicided like Sylvia Plath,
the aliens built walls around us, they surfed in over us
on the ultra violets, the new dimensional waves,
we hid, we weren't very brave, it began swiftly lacking brutality,
when we were totally unprepared one day, out of the blue in many ways,
it came upon us, soft fierce new masters
stealth like out of the shiny caress of calm day clouds, we had clear eyes
bathed in the most stark of hypnotic colours Hornet's gold and egg yolk honey yellow, they covered us like velvet, with their mellow trumpet sounds
we were transfixed, we were love bombed, bee-kissed, our new helix found
(LadyLabyrinth / 2022)
"Waves"/ Max Cooper (official video by Kevin McGloughlin)
"If aliens ever visit us, I think the outcome would be much as when Christopher Columbus first landed in America, which didn’t turn out very well for the Native Americans," Stephen Hawking said in an interview.
Later, he told reporters that "a civilization reading one of our messages
could be billions of years ahead of us. If so, they will be vastly more powerful,
and may not see us as any more valuable than we see bacteria."
Other scientists have noted that extraterrestrials, like humans,
will likely prize natural resources. "I suspect resources would be finite anywhere in the universe," Shostak said.
(Stephen Hawking/Shostak, Vox Creative/Syfy)
“There’s a strong argument that although extraterrestrial life surely exists
we’ll never encounter it. If we do, first contact will be by
electromagnetic radiation not bodily presence. Reciprocal interaction,
if any, will stumble through delays longer than a human lifetime.”
Copyright © Lady Labyrinth | Year Posted 2022
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