My Journey in Time

Life, It's Never What We Expect Follow Me On My Writing Journey

I almost gave up on writing. There has been so much pain this year, I don’t mean Covid or political. Its personal pain all around me, I thought I could hold it in Stops writing all my pain The more I held it in, The more words would rain Everywhere I went, Poetry followed. Like …

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Conundrum

Author Tiffani Slaughter

I can’t shake this feeling Like a thunderstorm On a sunshine day One moment there is peace Next there is a downpour Angst in every moment Loss in every step Lonely in a way That is very hard to explain Heartache and sadness Grief and strife Feeling so empty Nothing will suffice Curled in a …

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It frightens me that our country is about to become even more divided than ever before. For Kane West to step into the race this late in the game, it wasn’t with pure intentions for our country. He only jumped up and stated he was running to divide the Biden vote. Trump is hoping that …

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Nowhere

Author Tiffani Slaughter

Sitting on the side of the road Looking off into the middle of nowhere Not sure which direction to take To go left the path is bright and cheery To go right looks dark and dreary No indication which path is right The light and cheery path could be deceptive While dark may mean appearances …

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Looking deep inside There is this fragile girl Asking why they didn’t want me Why they turned their backs The strength of who I have become Has pushed the fragile girl further down Silencening the thoughts The guilt that shouldn’t be there Stemming from years of manipulated truths Brainwashed into believing it was normal Shunned …

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Eyes open the darkness is so heavy Calling out but no one is there Feeling around for something familiar Clank, heaviness surrounds me Trapped, I gather the chains Looking for the end Every chain brings another I keep trying, do I even bother Voices reverberate the high walls I speak but nothing can be heard …

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Every time the bad comes I’ve always picked up the phone You were always there for me You were my shoulder to cry on You gave me so much hope My guidance my light We sensed with just a word Any grief the other had Mom I’m missing you like crazy I wish it all …

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The desire to run will never be as strong As my desire to stay and fight Fight for my family Fight for what is right The fight this time Is the fight to heal So much pain So much sadness So much living loss I’m mourning in my own way Knowing there will never be …

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Waking up each day anew Trying to keep my head above the waves They are crashing all around One thing after another Life’s challenges coming strong A regular doctors appoint Now everything seems wrong My baby’s heart has a murmur I truly hope it’s nothing The doctor looked concerned He silenced the room A pediatric …

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