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No More New Starts for Grace

Once you accept that things will never be different, they start to change

Illustration by Carmen Johns

WWhen I am gripped by the need for a new start, I am at my most passionate, my most charismatic. I am Vivien Leigh, choking back her tears at the end of Gone With the Wind, heaving my words out of the cavity of my breast: “After all…tomorrow is another day!” My sadness is almost overwhelming…



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Grace Lavery

Grace Lavery is a writer and academic living in Berkeley, California. She is British and trans.