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|3000 A.D. (standard:science fiction, 181 words)|
|Author: Michael Lance Kersting||Added: Dec 28 2011||Views/Reads: 1527/0||Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)|
|A future possibility.|
3000 A.D. The misshapen Cave man slept in his animal skin clothe s Curled up on the ground near a small fireside And dreamt of flying machines moving to and fro in The sky. He heard sirens blaring and saw Screaming people, with expressions of stark terror, Etched on their faces Running hither thither for safety From the falling missiles As tall steel-glassed structures Crumbled, destroying all beneath He saw a vehicle hurling towards him And he awoke with a piercing scream that echoed Through the cold ,dank cave Shaken, he wondered where the dream came from Later that day, as he was hunting for food, which Was very scarce in the wasteland around him He kicked over a rusty can lying on the burnt out grass. He picked it up And looked at the strange markings on it Turning it around and about in his deformed hands. Being unable to read, he threw it away in disgust And continued on his hunt. The markings on the can read in a faded script : DONATED BY THE RED CROSS SOCIETY 2059 Tweet
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