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His favorite quote, “As any change must begin somewhere, it is the single individual who will undergo it and carry it through.
I love all forms of art and it has been my passion since childhood. I also enjoy other joyous simplicities this life has to offer.
We go through life against every odd available for us to stumble, and for the most part we do. We gather information from our mistakes.
I’ve been in solitary isolation. If you think you can help guide me while prison is where I am at but not who I am.
Writing is my refuge. I have just completed three years in segregation where I wrote a book of poems about the life, love and loss.
As you can see I am in a critical place where words are taken for granted, but within my element games and lies don’t exist.
I want to thank all of you for your support of Designed Conviction. Our vast prison population in the USA greatly needs organizations like this one to aid us in correcting our mindsets.
To speak some about the things I choose to write. Actually, taking the time to put my thoughts or feelings on paper is something new.
Our deepest fear in not that we are inadequate, but powerful beyond measure. It is our brightness not our darkness that most frightens.
Truly- If a picture is worth a thousand words- then I’ll let my art speak in my behalf…Different, Genuine, Positive and Strong.
Everybody has that something special within them, if only we would stop and take the time to discover it. Everybody has that something special within them, if only we would stop and take the time to discover it. Lawrence Perdue II #1154194
I admit I’ve made some poor choices but I’m far from a bad person. Each day I rise with a purpose. I continually strive to better myself.
My style of art varies due to my growth in life. I love to draw and color and being my newest avenue. I feel I’ve touched many.
“We all have a story but not all know how to express”…”but it all starts within”. I found a passion in drawing and writing as a kid.
I am living my road to redemption. I take full responsibility for all of my past actions and behaviors. I hold myself accountable.
I love the blue oceans and so I look at anything with oceans in it, if I could have a dream job, it would be as a photographer!
I have come to learn that writing and expressing your thoughts is an art all on its own. And I have some deep thoughts and emotions.
I’m 31 years old and I’m currently serving a sentence of 17 years. I first started writing when I was 20 years old and it was love at first write.
I’ve been interested in art all my life, though I never really gave it much time to developing my skills until I got locked up.