Aphelion Issue 291, Volume 28
February 2024
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OI! People of Earth!

by Gareth Lyn Powell

We come plenty long distance
in angry fighting ship.

You give us all your stuff
and maybe we not kick your necks off.

you look here.

We bring some serious weapons, and
the technology to mess you up nasty.

You want we should show you?

You want to name a city?

© 2005, 2007 Gareth Lyn Powell

Gareth Lyn Powell is a science fiction writer living in the UK, near Bristol. He has had poems published in various small magazines, including one in the May 2004 issue of Coffee House. His first science fiction novel is under consideration from a publisher, and he is currently working on a second. His blog (www.garethlynpowell.blogspot.com) contains full details of his other publications.

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