I thought I needed you, but in the end, I know you needed me.
After a heated argument, two best friends lose contact. After seven years, one of them sends the other a letter for her birthday.
In a WW1 foxhole, Felix, a German soldier, has survived brutal hand-to-hand combat with Nikolai, who carries letters and photos from his wife Svetlana. What happens when Felix assumes Nikolai’s identity…and writes back?
Dear You By Julia Mercado Dear You, You are the one who never washed your hair, wore the same sweater…
We have spoken so much about our relationships with our mothers that it only seemed natural we would both write letters to them that express our fond memories and wishes.
In this fictionalized letter to a lost friend, the author reflects on what happened to one middle school friendship. By exploring her memories, she realizes that not all relationships are forever.
This is a vignette-style epistolary piece that relies on several different narratives to reflect on what it means to be a poet.
Inspired by Rilke’s Letters To A Young Poet, Letters To A Young Poetess is the feminized and updated homage by Kiki Tom and Gabriella Calabia. Beginning a written correspondence upon being paired as mentor and mentee, the two delve into sharing thoughts, questions and feelings about writing and what it takes to share one’s voice.
After reading the poetic correspondence between Natalie Diaz and Ada Limón entitled “Envelopes of Air,” we decided to write poetic letters to one another, which naturally interrogated our feelings and thoughts during a pandemic.
Since we could no longer meet face-to-face due to the New York Covid-19 lockdown, we decided to communicate by audio diary.
Have you ever wondered what would happen if medieval serfs had answering machines?
This piece is dedicated to my younger self who deserves the recognition for keeping her head high through all the downfalls presented throughout her life. With all my faults and mistakes, yesterday’s me is still me.
You are the outer Grace; I am the inner.
If you are someone who struggles to write and are in need of motivation, take a few minutes to read my letter dedicated to you. Yes, you!
Dear Kanye, nine days ago I called financial offices of the colleges I applied to. Told them I had to submit my FAFSA without parental information….