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Previous Challenge Entry (Level 2 – Intermediate)
Topic: Light at the End of the Tunnel (01/23/14)

TITLE: Alien Deception
By Wendy B McLain


"Bud! Don’t go! They’ll take you away!
They’ll deceive you and lead you right into their way!"
The light drew him closer the longer he stared
The form he encountered forebodingly glared.

"Deb I’m all right! I’ll be okay."
The last words she’d hear from Bud that day.
Before him stood a figure radiating with light,
Beyond the figure, a tunnel, pitch black as the night.

At the end of the tunnel appeared another strange sight,
A sudden arrival of light figures wafting luminously bright!
Bud was under some sort of spell.
Suddenly, Deb heard the ring of a bell.

Just at that moment he disappeared!
Deb’s warning was realized just as she’d feared.
He had been having bizarre dreams in the night
Haunting his conscience with paralytic fright.

The dreams were ongoing, lasting several years
Recounting the scenes through streaming tears,
She remembered one instance he was pressed to the bed
He couldn’t say a word or even nod his head.

He lay there powerless with terror on his face,
And for all he’d been through his mind couldn’t erase
The passing of time that was taking him back,
To some form of torture on some sort of craft.

A fraught silence lingered, in a half-conscious state
Deb suddenly recalled an eerie luminous spate,
When night after night came these balls of light
To the front of Bud’s face and then dashed out of sight.

Deb had thought back to a time in her youth
A colloquy of which she stayed strongly aloof,
The discussion she recalls was on Genesis 6
Where sons of God with human women would mix.

Thoughts began racing within her mind
She disheveled the house for her Bible to find,
She opened the Word and began to read
The fallen angels account and their corruptible seed!

The sons of God came into the daughters of men,
And the daughters of men bare children to them.
God saw that men’s wickedness was great in the earth
And of His overwhelming sorrow there was no dearth.

As she read the days of Noah and the account of the flood
Her mind wandered back, "what could’ve happened to Bud?
Is there something to this Lord my mind cannot see
Please God! Please God! Reveal this to me!"

A benevolent voice whispered softly in her ear,
"Search the scriptures my child and into them peer,
As in the days of Noah so shall it be
The coming of the Son of Man in all His glory!

"Therefore beware at the time of the end
The cloak of deception Satan will send,
His machinations will be greatly received
By many a man who refuse to believe!

"I Am the Light at the end of the tunnel!
To you my dear child I say don’t be disgruntled!
“For you perceived, the deception was there.
It was by My Spirit you were made aware.

"Carry on now in the Light of My Word!
Share with others what you’ve heard.
The god of this world is an alien savior.
For those dipped in Christ’s blood receive the LORD’s favor!"

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Yvonne Blake 02/04/14
Oooohhh... this narrative poem is definitely different!
Just a grammar reminder - When you include a direct address (the person you are speaking to) put commas before and after the name. (...,Lord,... ,my child,...)
I hope I don't have nightmares tonight! *smile*
C D Swanson 02/04/14
Excellent job with this very original poem!! I loved it and the message...you did a great job bringing forward a mini Bible lesson while warning us to pay heed!

I loved it. Great job.

God bless~
Sara Harricharan 02/04/14
Wow. It seems like Deb and Bud have quite a story between them. It felt as if there was so much more than could fit in a mere 750 words.

Good job with the rhyming, I was able to follow your narrative all the way down to the last verse and I really liked the flow of it. Thanks for sharing--what an interesting take on the topic!
Michele Fleming 02/05/14
I didn't know what to think when I started reading, (aliens and all that) but you did a great job bringing a Bible lesson into the story.

Keep writing!
Gracie Compere02/12/14
I'm amazed that you had so many engaging verses. I was drawn into the story from the beginning. You are very talented.