Sirwin
Sirwin
Poetry / Prose
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.


The Product

10 Apr 2022 1 minute read 0 comments Vincent Van Zandvoort

The ProductWhen you get (a little) older, the once brave and tough soldiers turn into boys who have no idea what they're doing. They're just boys with guns—a lethal combination. A well-known phrase in marketing is, "Get 'em when they're young." It ma...

The News, Politics (Two in a Row)

9 Apr 2022 1 minute read 0 comments Vincent Van Zandvoort

The NewsIt’s mind-boggling how much bigger your world becomes when you stop listening to the news every hour of every day. How can one spread the same information every day, regardless of whether it’s true or not, and still call it news? Could it rea...

Lady Depression

8 Apr 2022 1 minute read 0 comments Vincent Van Zandvoort

Lady DepressionThe morning starts with a smile as the sun gently strokes the lines on my face. Coffee greets me and gives birth to the first words of the day. The very first person’s hello sends shivers down my spine. It’s too early for thoughts. The...

It’s About Us

29 Mar 2022 1 minute read 2 comments Vincent Van Zandvoort

It’s About UsIt’s not about you.It’s not about me.It’s about the crowd that is too blind to see.It’s not about being mad.It’s not about being sane.It’s about anyone that cares enough to remember your name.It’s not about love.It’s not about hate.It’s...

It Was Never You and I

28 Mar 2022 1 minute read 0 comments Vincent Van Zandvoort

It Was Never You and INow I can finally seewhat exactly bothered me.Depression,a youthsummed upin a single tear.Adulthooddominatedby insoluble fear.Looking at the trigger,understanding why.Looking at the trigger,it was never you and I.Making a fireou...

The Old Me

24 Mar 2022 1 minute read 0 comments Vincent Van Zandvoort

The Old MeI’m sitting right in front of me.I left myself to watch my back.In charge of damage control.Unable to break my neck.Years and years of purposeless crying.Slowly breathing, like you’re slowly dying.Becoming more and more of a mess.One toe ou...

I Could've, Light (Two in a Row)

23 Mar 2022 1 minute read 0 comments Vincent Van Zandvoort

I could'veHer face was like the moon.Half my darkness lit up.Her eyes had the magnitudeand mysteriousness of craters.She reminded me of "the one".Her menu read: selfish,with a slice of perversion,served with any man's head.I could've let her go.Light...

Helping Hands

22 Mar 2022 1 minute read 0 comments Vincent Van Zandvoort

Helping HandsHelping hands,like a gift from above.They dig their own grave,like a molesand-swimmingits way to freedom.The man is standing tall.Shovel way up high.All he does is wait.You’re all going to die.Greedy handstake what they can get.Helping h...

Perception, Secret Ingredient (Two in a Row)

19 Mar 2022 1 minute read 0 comments Vincent Van Zandvoort

PerceptionPerception is the key to everything.Keep looking at things from all anglesuntil it makes sense to you alone.Then,remember the outcomeand forget the angle.Secret IngredientYou can't buy it anywhere; the most secret ingredient of any memorabl...

Light and You, Lies (Two in a Row)

18 Mar 2022 1 minute read 0 comments Vincent Van Zandvoort

Light and YouLight can merely expose darkness;it's still there,as it always will be.We must decide which path to follow,with darkness ever lurking.Not just today,but every day,again and again.It's never over. LiesIn a time when you need to be believe...