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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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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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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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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