Apple Cart – Chris Nelson

Upset the apple

Cart again

And watched them tumble

To the floor

And from my perch I

Saw you fall

With nothing to catch you


And as the thorn dug

In my side

I let the rose sink 

To its grave

This tower that I

Built on sand

The remnants of all

That I crave.

© All original writing copyright Chris Nelson 2000-2020

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I am a Social Worker by day and an artist/writer by night. I use the written word in an attempt to make sense of the secret worlds and dysfunctional dynamics that lurk beneath the facades of our daily interactions. I am not sure how my writing styles are characterized, nor am I overly concerned about it. I am immensely enthusiastic about music and often connect better with songs than I do people. I also have an intense appreciation for quality wines and whiskies, frequently consuming them in excess. I like things that smell good and struggle to manage the symptoms of a life-long relationship with depression. So, why "grumpygorman"? Spend some time here and find out...

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