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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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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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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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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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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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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Staring down the bottle of a glass of wine Your lies have become so devine You have balls I’ll give you that What you forgot is the innocent don’t hide With open arms I did welcome in Showed them I know I’m not without sin Open and honest that’s how I’ll be Your lies will …

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I swear when the world starts to tumble it just keeps going. Like an earthquake with the multitude of aftershocks that follow To not only find out someone so close to you is sick. To find out that sickness hurt those closest to me even more. What happens then when you reach out to get …

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