Odysseus and 12 of his men find the cyclops' cave entrance
Inside the cave Odysseus' men come face to face with a cyclops that blocks the entrance. "my name is Nohbdy: mother father and friends, everyone calls me Nohbdy." Book 9, lines 394 - 399
Hear me, Poseidon who circle the earth, dark-haired. If truly I am your son, and you acknowledge yourself as my father, grant that Odysseus, sacker of cities, son of Laertes, who makes his home in Ithaka, may never reach that home.
The cyclops is stabbed in the eye by Odysseus' men. "Nohbdy, Nohbdy's tricked me,Nohbdy's ruined me" Book 9, line 443.
Since the cyclops is blind Odysseus' men are able to hide under the sheep and escape
Full of rage, Polyphemus sends a prayer to his father, Poseidon