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BIO SKETCHES:

Location: north node of pisces in past lives

Characteristics: moon-angel, summer gypsy

Philosophy: in life and love, don’t settle for less than 100%

Greatest sin: can do nothing for a day and stay in the “ now”

Education: a student of life on earth and outbound

Style: blend of classic and eclectic

Strengths and weaknesses: shadows chasing light; light chasing shadows

Luxuries:  inner spirit dancer, theater actress, educator, painter, poet, interior designer

Addictions: diet coke, rare collections, travels around the world

Unforgettable scene: pathways of Prague in Czechoslovakia around dusk

Claim to fame: the world's worst typist


* WHAT LOVE LETTER?? *


Blog Posted:10/29/2012 2:43:00 PM


“I look down the tracks and see you coming --- and out of every haze & mist your darling trousers are hurrying to me.  Without you, dearest dearest I couldn’t see or hear or feel or think – or live – I love you and I’m never in all our lives going to let us be apart another night.  It’s like begging for mercy of a storm killing Beauty or growing old without you ---“

 

                                                                        Lover, Lover, Darling –Your Wife

(Excerpts from the letter of Zelda Fitzgerald to F. Scott Fitzgerald, 1920)

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“Please don’t be mad at me. I know we are only friends, but can’t we be friends and lovers too? Please don’t turn me away. When I hear your voice, see your face, feel your soft skin, I cry at the thought of losing you. Please, please, will you marry me? Say yes, and you will make me the happiest man in the world. Wear that red dress I love tonight if your answer is yes. I will see you at the park, okay? Please wear red!” ~ ( Anonymous, 2010)

 

when was the last time you wrote a love letter?...  on the other hand, when did you last receive an endearing note that made your heart skip or compelled you to sigh, cry and fly?...whooa,  then you must know the intensity and beauty of a romantic letter.

 

in this age of electronic mania and Hallmark craze, writing love letters has ceased to become an art...  your personal touch is diminished by the dependence on words that some writer composed and produced by a card manufacturer...  the person you are sending the card is receiving messages of your affection in words that you don’t own...  in a generic way, thousands of guys and gals of the global population have the same copy of that card... 

 

Ohh, this is a funny one!... read on!

 Dear Jessica,

“You’ve asked me to stop writing these letters. You’ve told me they will never change things between us. But I can’t, Jessica. I can’t just… let you go. Even Darth Vader, an evil Sith lord, couldn’t leave his son to die at the end of “Return of the Jedi”.

For you, Jessica, I would dive into the Sarlacc Pit of Tatooine (Luke's home planet)...(Even though in the Expanded Universe of the "Star Wars" novels, Fett eventually escapes, which creator George Lucas has accepted as official S-Dub cannon. But my simile still stands.)

Please, Jessica, give you and me a try - or as wise Jedi once said, "Try not..Do, or do not. There is no try." Come on, Jessica. Let's "do" it.

May the Force be with You,

Patrick (3rd row, History)

 

so, have you handwritten your feelings  to someone who deserves your private expressions that no other can ever duplicate?...like last week, 2 years ago, never?...

 






 

 


 

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  1. Date: 11/2/2012 2:03:00 PM
    I got a poem written by my Honey this past june for our anniversary--My husband doesn't write poetry, but he does support my dabbling in it. Anyway, it was sooo sweet of him to do and he did a pretty good job too. Before that the last Love letters I got from him were 20+ years ago when we were dating. LOL. :) Tanya

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  1. Date: 11/2/2012 3:31:00 AM
    its been longer than 25 yrs ago since I got a love letter.......i remember keeping it (them) for yrs. Today it would be a treasured gift to receive a love letter...whether that be in the form of a card, letter, even an email or a poem....thank you for your blog post nette xox

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    onclaud Avatar nette onclaud Date: 11/2/2012 1:53:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    yes, a treasure to get a love letter these say, shaz... oh, most people still do!..:) huggs
  1. Date: 11/1/2012 11:57:00 AM
    Yes I did recive a love letter some 20+ years ago..lol..great blog btw:-)

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    onclaud Avatar nette onclaud Date: 11/2/2012 1:49:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    are we getting less romantic?... most say similar number of years, arild...:) hugggs
  1. Date: 10/31/2012 3:14:00 PM
    I CANNOT USE THE REPLY BUTTON!... anyone having the same problem??

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  1. Date: 10/30/2012 11:28:00 AM
    craig, can you elaborate?.. i'm so cluleess today!..:)

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  1. Date: 10/30/2012 11:17:00 AM
    you gave me a grreat idea, vie... let me thinkg about it... wow, thanks!..:)

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  1. Date: 10/30/2012 11:15:00 AM
    kashi, right on.. email?.. not handwritten?.. go practice, lol!..:)

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  1. Date: 10/30/2012 11:12:00 AM
    i just recieved a sweet letter 2 weeks back, handwritten on real stationery... i was flustered!.. nothing like something this personal!..:)

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  1. Date: 10/30/2012 3:35:00 AM
    Just received my latest love letter(mail)!Yet to open it!And all my poems are Love letters.Read them and feel.

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    Rix Avatar Gwendolen Rix Date: 10/30/2012 5:50:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    :)
  1. Date: 10/29/2012 8:26:00 PM
    Excellent blog Nette, these love letters you shared are genuine and priceless, is this an idea for a future contest, because if it is it's a good one. xxxx Vie

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  1. Date: 10/29/2012 7:56:00 PM
    Nearly 40 years since I wrote or received a love letter. Guess I am out of practice.

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  1. Date: 10/29/2012 5:40:00 PM
    Nette, this is great! Yes, all love letters have something unique and endearing about them...I once got a marriage proposal that went something like this.....Dearest Gwendolen, I spoke to my insurance company today and they said that if I were married, my rates would significantly drop!! Wanna get married? ........OMW!... Yep, they ARE ALL UNIQUE!! Cute posting. luv, gwendolen

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    onclaud Avatar nette onclaud Date: 10/30/2012 11:19:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    lol, gwenie... see message on top... my reply button got stuck...( why?)...
  1. Date: 10/29/2012 2:59:00 PM
    Nette, yes it was 23 years ago but it's my post--"I forgive you" and it lives today.

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    onclaud Avatar nette onclaud Date: 10/30/2012 11:21:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    craig, can you elaborate?.. am so clueless today!..:)

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