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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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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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 loss is so astounding Emptiness consumes Fear sets in Breath deep Thoughts swirl around What will normal ever be No going back Never to be the same Guilt sets in Just as quick as the rest Blame thrown around Gossip through the streets Memories tarnished No hiding beneath the sheets Layers and layers peeled …

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I had to take a step away Away from the pain and anger Away from the revenge I was seeking I needed to see that I was allowing you to win You have hurt me so much in my life You have never made me feel secure, at home All I have ever wanted was …

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I hate you and all you represent, The doted Father your time never spent, Verbal abuse our whole damn life. Manipulation is all you knew. Hate you always threw. Violent words and violent attacks, Ruptured ear drums wishes of death. Lies you spew as long as I can remember. Fighting til you can fight no …

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She was just a kid A little girl so innocent She looked up to you You took that trust Turned it vile You couldn’t stop Now you’re in denial Caught red handed The proof is there We will prevail We will heal The pattern is just too clear I know this isn’t what anyone wants …

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Today I am strong I was before don’t get me wrong Today I am rejuvenated by what I know I rejoice that the truth stands tall I will thrive, I won’t stop Strength has grown More knowledge known All the true colors you have shown My heart is cold to you No more will I …

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