Lex Barrie

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I had a panic attack today. I was at work and although I was a bit later than usual, I thought that today would be an okay day. I had hopes for it. It wasn’t horrible. I dislike strongly saying that I “hated” my whole day because it really wasn’t that bad. I was making …

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Over the course of this almost complete month, I have come to realize that this is blog is like therapy to me. Now, my family has jokingly said that by the end of all our lives we will probably be seeing someone who can help us with our “issues”. Needless to say, my family is …

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When I was little, my great-grandmother’s lived in a big old house in Scarborough. It was originally one floor upstairs and a basement. Then when my uncles got older, they built a second floor.  I used to go with my Nana during the middle of the week to clean that house. We’d vacuum and dust, …

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The day has began, there’s work to be done! Now, normally when these kinds of people come into your room, you just want to punch them in the gut (however hard you want). Or you want to just scream at them and throw the nearest object at their existence. Well, since I am on this …

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Polka dot pants in a stripped section, The yellow of the blues, The ear of the storm. I’m different. The caramel corn in a bag of cheese, The candied apple on the organic shelf. I’m a bit sweet. The rain in the winter, The hail on the hottest day of summer. But then again, I’m …

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Today is about clearing the mind of what is left. I don’t mean severe brainwashing, where your memory is wiped. I mean by ignoring the things that make you unhappy and filling your beautiful brain with the joys of everyday life. For example, music. I have always found music to be an escape from the …

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A tree. You see, about a week ago, I discovered a mushroom on a tree’s trunk. It was massive and pale. So my family looked up what it meant when tree’s grew shrooms, sensing the worst. And it was. This piece is to commemorate the tree that once stood in my uncle’s front yard. It …

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There are too many times in life when we are trapped inside our own heads, with the same thoughts playing on repeat. At least, that’s how it is for me. Sometimes I wish I could escape my mind, without losing myself. Sometimes I wish I could just love myself and perhaps someday, love another, without …

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