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 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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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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Music is the key to it all Music touches each person differently Music helps to heal It helps to mold It brings so much inspiration Calms sadness when nothing else will Like a blanket giving off such warmth Something for each mood Something for each time So many options So many to choose My list …

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Waking up each day anew Trying to keep my head above the waves They are crashing all around One thing after another Life’s challenges coming strong A regular doctors appoint Now everything seems wrong My baby’s heart has a murmur I truly hope it’s nothing The doctor looked concerned He silenced the room A pediatric …

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Its time Time to come back into the land of living Time to shake off all of the bad and start anew Time to move forward To be happy with all the blessing I truly have To put the pain aside to heal Its hard to say I need to move on Its hard to …

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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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Searching for the light Yearning your whole life for more than what you have Not millions of dollars or fancy cars Instead just a stability you have longed for but never fully seen You crave it so bad you spend a long time in a spiral of bad choices So many choice that when you …

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