Lonny's Tower

Babbling screens hypnotize loved ones, molding them into stone. Brick after brick, home after home. The New Old World is cementing us on top of each other: together, all alone. Conspiracy theories make the philanthropist shake his head. Hand out cake while taking bread.

Lucy's Number

No sound is as harsh as silence, crushing from the inside out. Voice to skull technology, explaining what you're all about. Reddish weather modification, it's raining little white flags. Heavy metal in a pale white sky; a blue beam will light up, and we'll all wonder why.

The Martians

The travelers say we must prepare for doom. Only the best can go with them. For you, there's no room. But you'll pay for their failure. A thousand hours of asking why. Philanthropists become robots and let the rest of us casually die.

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Vincent van Zandvoort
Vincent van Zandvoort

Vincent van Zandvoort is a writer of poetry, prose & short fiction. Science fiction - fantasy - supernatural - thriller, drama. ©️ Copyright 2020-2023. Vincent van Zandvoort. All Rights Reserved.

Poetry / Prose
Poetry / Prose

I compose poetry and prose about the disappointments of life; dishonest people we come across; crushed hopes and expectations; the corruption that lies within everyone, but also lighter stuff. Go read it, and don't forget to like, tip, and share it. Much love, Vincent

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