My Brothers Struggle with Heroin

First let me explain who my brother was. His name is Nicklas Pantaleo but all his true friends and family knew him as Peanut. Now all his addict friends would call him Nick. I would say Nick is the drug addict and Peanut is my brother. They were 2 totally different people. Peanut started to use at … Continue reading

My Momma Loves Me

I went to the pharmacy the other day to get a prescription filled. While I was standing outside waiting for them to fill it a young man come walking by. He looked up at me nodded his head and said hi. I nodded back and said “Hey, how's it going”. He said, “I would be lying to you if I … Continue reading

Confessions of an Addict

Three days ago I was released from the county jail on house arrest. My reason for being incarcerated this time was due to my heroin addiction. So was the last time. And the time before that. And the time before that. In fact, every time I’ve ever been placed under arrest was because of … Continue reading

My Daughter’s Keeper

  As I wake I wonder, What will you do today? Will you take her to darkness, Or leave her in pain? Is it her life you want Or just give her shame? How long will you keep her Before tossing her aside? Will she be frail and weak Or just empty inside? What is the … Continue reading