My Journey in Time

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

Your Day

Author Tiffani Slaughter

It was your birthday yesterday I didn’t think to call I didn’t send a card I didn’t celebrate at all You once were my father Once someone I knew You ruined my life In so many ways When I just needed a father You chose to abuse Your words always vile Manipulative and cruel You …

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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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Flowers

Author Tiffani Slaughter

Sunflowers strewn out across the room Yellow brightens every corner Warmth fills throughout Looking out the window Flowers can be seen as far as the eye can see Fragrant scents waft in my senses Rain silently falling through the grey clouds Set against a bright brimming sun Pelting the ground as if tears falling from …

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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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No Longer

Author Tiffani Slaughter

Yesterday was Fathers Day I felt no sudden desire to call you I felt no shame for not sending a card There was no urgency Absolutely no need Nothing could have implored me Instead I woke up and celebrated A man that actually cared A man that has raised my daughters In a way I …

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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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