• Grace Wilkins

    going solo

    imagining the original star wars trilogy as the first three years of college

    April 25, 2019
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    A New Hope, The Empire Strikes Back, and Return of the Jedi. Back in the heyday of VHS tapes, the box set of the first three Star Wars films—on extended (read: indefinite) loan from my uncle—was my first real ticket to an epic cinematic world. At an age when my mind ran exclusively on a mix of sugar and […]

    a life fraught with living

    a poem

    November 30, 2018
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    In those rare minutes of true silence I sit and wonder why the good times seem to worsen all bad and battered things that follow in their wake Oh tell me you have felt that extra-bitter truth of losing love having known its sweetness Tell me, you too have torn the fruit tree limb from […]