27 Letters More

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I have been writing letters all week.  Letters of grit and loss and letters of longing.  It has opened me and emptied me and left me feeling tender and in awe.

As Outlaw Letters comes to a close, I have so many more letters to write.  Maybe you do too.

So here’s a list of 27 letters you might want need to write.

  1. A letter to your heart (or your feet or your hands)
  2. A letter to the ancestor you never met
  3. A letter to the smell of summer
  4. A letter to the character in the book you adore
  5. A letter to the competition
  6. A letter to your fourth grade teacher (or 5th or 9th)
  7. A letter to your muse
  8. A letter to the place that has a piece of your heart
  9. A letter that doesn’t want to be written
  10. A letter that answers a letter you received
  11. A valentine to your love
  12. A letter to the work you left
  13. A letter to your favorite song
  14. A letter to the one who named you
  15. A letter to a scar
  16. A letter to 2025
  17. A letter to someone you crush on
  18. A letter to a friend you found–or who found you
  19. A letter to the one who cracked you wide open
  20. A letter to the one who taught you to write
  21. A letter to the one who taught you to roar
  22. A letter to your sixteen year old self
  23. A letter to the one who taught you to listen
  24. A letter to the one who taught you to care
  25. A letter to the one who taught you to make out
  26. A letter to betrayal
  27. A letter to your next iteration

So, go write.  I will too.

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