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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Conundrum

Author Tiffani Slaughter

I can’t shake this feeling Like a thunderstorm On a sunshine day One moment there is peace Next there is a downpour Angst in every moment Loss in every step Lonely in a way That is very hard to explain Heartache and sadness Grief and strife Feeling so empty Nothing will suffice Curled in a …

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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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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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