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poetry by j matthew waters

the enemy within


solar winds introduce new
life into the galaxy
hurtling subatomic creatures on
out-of-control rocks
racing to find a place to crash

lucky enough to penetrate
outer atmospheres
they breakup and collaborate
as golfball-sized hail
strategically hitting safe houses

once accepted within they evolve
one thousand years
learning the culture and waiting
patiently to take over
a planet destined to be theirs


june two thousand fourteen
copyright j matthew waters
all rights reserved

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2 thoughts on “the enemy within

  1. Entirely plausible were it not for the fact that such visitors would look for a planet with greater prospects. Nice work.

  2. Thanks for commenting on this piece, Mike.

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