My Journey in Time

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

I sit here and watch your drunk ass tear me down Abusive words bring down my crown My heart aches immensely, but this I know I don’t deserve what you’re giving Not in any way I’ve begged and pleaded Cried on the ground Hurting beyond words As my world falls down He sits and attacks …

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I always assumed one day my prince would come All of the movies played me They made it all seem so fun When you live in such a hell You always fantasize What will life be like When I am in my years? Instead all I found in life, Was people who hurt me in …

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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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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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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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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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