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.


Time

30 Oct 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Vincent Van Zandvoort

TimeTime heals wounds,forgets losersand winners,destroys bodies,lives,relationships,civilizations,planets, and stars,and patiently awaitsbefore swallowingall black holesin their infinite existence.Still,she's merely an illusion.

Loneliness

29 Oct 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Vincent Van Zandvoort

LonelinessThe feeling of being loved.Security in an uncertain world.Someone to take care of you.Someone to have and to hold.Someone near, dear,someone to absorb your fear.Someone, loyal to the bone;still, there's nothing likejust being alone.

Dream, Quicksand, Fools

26 Oct 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Vincent Van Zandvoort

DreamAll dreams are made to forget;to spend just one night in your bed,and,like a dream,you were for me.Here,until I woke up,and found you,beyond my grasp,would disappear.QuicksandSometimes talking is like stepping into quicksand, the more you say, t...

Heroes

24 Oct 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Vincent Van Zandvoort

HeroesHeroes always need a tragedy to occur.No nightmare is left unturned.If nothing can be done,there's that arm around your shoulderto make you feel as one.Oh, men o' steel,force of full control,please leave my bloody nightmare,and let me crawl bac...

Boats, Unconditional, Mr. Silence

22 Oct 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Vincent Van Zandvoort

BoatsWhatever it is, say it. Your words are empty boats in the middle of the ocean that people climb on when they can no longer swim.UnconditionalWhen you wake up a loved one, don't expect gratitude, recognition, or a simple thank you; expect anger,...

Exist

15 Oct 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Vincent Van Zandvoort

ExistYou can never hurt yourself alone;you will always harm those that love you too.So don’t hurt yourself;leave that up to your enemies.When an answer escapes you,stop looking for one.Make it simple:breathe, drink water,exist, take the pain,show us...

Talk Is Cheap

9 Oct 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Vincent Van Zandvoort

Talk Is CheapThere are people that talk because they have something to say,people that talk because they know words,and people that solely produce sounds.The only people that matter are those who know how to listen,think, draw their own conclusions,...

Words

7 Oct 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Vincent Van Zandvoort

WordsIf your words don't align with how you live and love, they mean nothing,and you will mean nothing.You will go through life without credit as a fake, a swindler, a literal nobody.Say what you mean, and mean what you say.You are your words, and yo...

The Boy

6 Oct 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Vincent Van Zandvoort

The BoyA boy is playing with his toys, completely unaware that he's such a great example of how every human being inherently wants to control their world.Creating order, the way he sees it, not a single second is spent on the toy lives impacted by hi...

Fools Gold

4 Oct 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Vincent Van Zandvoort

Fools GoldBesides the point of view,her reasons don't exist.You're just another pawn,lost in her mind's mist.Rejection is the game.Refusal is her name.Your ears hear: "You are gold."as her melting heart turns cold.She'll drown your inner flame.Don't...