Author Archives: erikawilson

About erikawilson

Aspiring author in search of a voice that other people will enjoy listening to.

You Got Me Singing

Struggling to come to grips with the outcome of the election…
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The War for Peace

It is quiet here in my Mid-Atlantic suburban bubble. I read the news, but don’t watch it, which filters some of the impact. And unfortunately, this sort of thing happens here with disheartening regularity. We are a nation of guns, … Continue reading

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Second Chance

In 1982, I was a student aid for a 10th grade English class. I was sixteen and the class members were a year or two younger. For one assignment, they had to write about a personal experience to be read … Continue reading

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BOATLIFT, An Untold Tale of 9/11 Resilience

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MDOrzF7B2Kg Still so hard to watch stories about 9/11, but this one shows how on our worst day, the best of us comes out.

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Unburied Treasures

We made an anthology, my friend Lydia and I. And her friend Isaia. And all of our friends Nyki, Jonathan, Barbara, Lesli, Daniel, Indigo, and Lindsey. And all of the people who helped and encouraged them to keep making up … Continue reading

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Defying Gravity

The movie, Gravity, was a stunning viewing experience. I went for 3D-IMAX, hoping I could hold off the motion-sickness. It didn’t turn out to be a problem, thankfully. Though the movie felt extraordinarily immersive, very real. Well, up to a … Continue reading

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For Art’s Sake

I went to see an exhibition of Pre-Raphaelite art a couple weekends ago. I like the style and subject matter of most of the ones I’ve seen, and I’ve had a framed Rossetti print hanging on my wall for years … Continue reading

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