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Aliens Are Not Afraid Of

by Les Merton


things that go bump in the night,
thunder and lightning,

spiders, mice,
low flying bats,

breaking promises
telling lies,

getting lost,
missing appointments,

heights,
sleeping on the sea bed,

being buried alive,
the dentist,

radiation
or extinction

and last but by no means least
aliens are not afraid of
the unknown.

THE END

Previous published in 2011 by Palores Publications in Dreckly - a collection of possibilities ISBN 978 1 906845 24 7


© 2013 Les Merton

Les Merton is an award winning poet and the founder editor of Poetry Cornwall. He enjoys writing Sci Fi or futuristic poetry. He became a Bard of Gorsedh Kernow for services to Cornish Literature in 2004; his Bardic name is Map Hallow (Son of the Moors).

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