Nelson Gutierrez is the author of several unpublished short stories and poetry over years of hard work, dedication, and self-cost. Having been diagnosed with --------------- -------- at age 15, Nelson has been a victim to its fateful images for years before, the propelling factors behind each work of writing. SELFDESTRUCTION--his first published work--is a compilation of his written works spanning from as early as age 13--the age of his first run-in with his images.
While some poems have been left out for means of length, Nelson has put his best and most life-defining works into SELFDESTRUCTION. While starting with a more self-direct style of writing, Nelson's view of poetry has molded into using fictional stories to define not only his own life, but life in general between the lines of each creation. Through story poems, such as "The David Series," a series of coalligned poems, Nelson uses the events of fictional characters undergoing trials in life that, when looked at carefull