Author: Alise Leslie

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self doubt revisited…

Lately, I have been having gems, scolds, and truth bombs dropped to me by my friends. Casual chats that turned turn into a sermons defeating my self doubt.

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Birthday Musings Day 4: Compliments

Compliments are amazing for brightening a dark day or putting a little glitter on an already amazing one. Glitter is awesome. Anyway, what’s the most awesome compliment you’ve ever gotten?

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Birthday Musings Day 1: Keep ya head up…

My 38th birthday is May 7th, so everyday up until that date I will muse about how I’ve changed, things I’ve learned, and any other thing that pops into my head. Because, yeah you guessed it, I do what I want.

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laughter through tears (poems)

A couple of poems sparked by a conversation with a dear sister-friend about inevitable pain, the beauty of resilience, the power of laughter, and the lessons that come with it on the other side.

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what’s your “story?” (poem)

I found pieces of a free writing session with one of my besties, Bonique’a, from 2012. It ostensibly started with her asking me, “What’s your story?” and morphed into an introspective jumble of something else.

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