Dec. 2, 2012

The Puzzle Of Life

by Anthony Peete (author's profile)


"The Puzzle of Life"

Hello again was suggested that maybe I was trying to pull wool over people's eyes as I expressed myself through a pen. It wasn't my intent to make it sound like I lived in a vacuum. It just wanted to express my frame of thought when I felt I had nothing to live for past tomorrow. Just for the record, I deeply appreciate this platform, furthermore I don't know what being fake feels like. Yes, we are all products of all our life experiences, and that is never more the case than today. Because in every city around the world you will find an urban ghetto full of drugs and guns. Both of which breed hate & pain in the eyes of many this is a cocktail of death and destruction, but for those who reside there its home sweet home.

Life is about experiencing what life throws at us, but from the start I felt I was destined to fail. I was raised by a single mother; bless her heart, she did the best she could trying to raise a boy into a man. All the while she was caught up into into living the street life. Drugs what you, and I was put into situations forcing me to be a man for my sibling when I was just learning to stand without a helping hand. It seems all I knew was hurt, and as I grew I had a heart that didn't bleed. Today it scares me to think of all the pain my eyes have seen. As I started to mature and contemplate the puzzle of life. I thought maybe it's in our own best interest that we don't have all of the pieces to the puzzle of life. In some weird way it keeps me grounded as I continue to search for horizons I've never seen.

I often wonder, does it serve me right to suffer and to be alone? But yet still I'm hoping for more. Someone helped me realise a person with no forgiveness in their heart lives a worse punishment than death. So, as I start the next chapter of my life, I would like to say Linda (MA), I want you to know I understand. Even though I hate the larceny in your heart from your sickness, I appreciate you and still love you! I'll keep praying for you.

World, let me close with this: we got to try and see the good in one another and even though it gets trying at times we got to love each other.

Till next time,



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Nicki Posted 8 years, 9 months ago. ✓ Mailed 8 years, 9 months ago   Favorite
I love reading your words, they're very sweet, genuine and heartfelt.

I was just going through my pile of important things to do and realized I haven't yet replied to your previous questions and comments. I will do that now and send you the information I printed for you on the Pandora.

Take care Anthony. You will be in my thoughts this Christmas.


Anthony Peete Posted 8 years, 8 months ago.   Favorite
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Nicki Posted 8 years, 8 months ago. ✓ Mailed 8 years, 8 months ago   Favorite
Hi Anthony, I sent the info on the Pandora some time ago now. If you still haven't received it by the time you get this message let me know and I'll print it out again. I actually enjoyed reading through it myself, so I know you will too. I received your letter too, it was lovely to hear from you and I will reply soon. Take care.

Anthony Peete Posted 8 years, 7 months ago.   Favorite
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Ajj13 Posted 4 years, 7 months ago. ✓ Mailed 4 years, 7 months ago   Favorite
Hello Anthony. I read your blog posts and have really liked them. My name is Alyssa and I am asking a few people on the blogs some questions for my own research and was wondering if you would answer them if you felt like it. What are ways that some men deal with missing women in prison? Do you think men change not being around women? If so in what ways? How do you think this affects them when they are released? How do men deal with their "needs"? Do you think men become more reserved or dont know how to deal with a womens "touch" when released? ;) I just want to hear your input on this out of curiosity. Speak your mind. You don’t have to hold back. Nothing will offend me. Haha. I would love to maybe see a blog post about this too. Thank you. Hope to hear back soon:)

I hope you write more often on here too!

Anthony Peete Posted 4 years, 6 months ago.   Favorite
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Ajj13 Posted 4 years, 6 months ago. ✓ Mailed 4 years, 5 months ago   Favorite
Hi Anthony! Thank you for replying. Yes, I am over the age of 18 so you can say whatever you would like to me ;). I am 28. I would love to hear the "super honest" side of things from you. You don't have to hold anything back. Feel free to discuss taboo topics also. I hope you get this letter soon so we can talk:)

Your friend Alyssa.

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