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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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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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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You follow me around Taunting me with my every move Preventing me from saying what really needs to be said Stopping me from reaching the stars Teasing me every chance you can Pulling me into this vortex of emotions Doubt, you have caused, with every action I take I become so scared Not wanting to …

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Lost

Author Tiffani Slaughter

Ive spent a lot of time in pain Holding onto this pain so fiercly Always feeling like the scales of justice They must have just missed me As a child I prayed for salvation everyday As an adult I just pray to get through everyday As the tear drops have fallen I’ve stood back up, …

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Some kids had a dad that tucked them into bed Mine was gone before night even fell Some kids had a dad that encouraged them Mine broke me down every chance he could Some kids had a dad that listened to their fears Mine screamed obscenities at me nothing I said was right Some kids …

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In this world, why are people so quick to protect the guilty? It makes no sense to me. I understand innocent until proved guilty, but when the proof is laid out in front of someone how can they not believe? Instead they attack, for fear that the truth will really come out. They shame and …

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Quicksand

Author Tiffani Slaughter

When does one know it is time to let go of the past? What if the pain was there for so long that you couldn’t get rid of it no matter how hard you tried? Life is so crazy sometimes. You hope you know what is best. You hope you know what will come with …

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