Category: Letters

Letters to friends at the end of junior year

**this doesn’t even cover half of what I want to say to half of the people I want to say it to but it was nice to get at least some of it down in writing. 


Dear 1,

I will forever love the fact that you never sugarcoat anything.
You’re one of the sweetest and most thoughtful people I know, but you don’t let anything get in the way of your honesty. You channel your thoughtfulness into constructed opinions that are well-rounded and understanding of existing context. I sometimes don’t know how to tell people what my real opinion is, but you rarely are and I admire that so much.

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To a new friend.

photo taken by my awesome friend Nicole, definitely go check her out.

photo taken by my awesome friend Nicole, definitely go check out her stuff.

Dear Possibility-

you carry yourself with certain uncertainty and I wonder why that is.  Continue reading

Yesterday was my favorite English teacher’s birthday.

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original art – I like this piece better when it’s unfinished || from http://arya0127.vsco.co

My dear queen/embodiment of pretty much everything I aspire to be in life,

This letter probably won’t even cover half of what I wish I could put into words. Honestly, it may be about as sequential as Ralph Ellison’s “On Bird, Bird-Watching, and Jazz” (not even close to being as well written, though… unfortunately).

I came into the year as a pretentious fifteen-year-old who thought she was the most thoughtful, understanding, and worldly person simply because she had just returned from a three-week trip to India two days before school started. Now I exist as a still-rather-pretentious-but-at-least-slightly-better sixteen year old who will forever be thankful that she decided to take AP English instead of going the simpler route.  Continue reading

Dear October

Dear Over-Stimulative Music…

Dear Over-Stimulative Music,

A lot of people have a lot of different opinions regarding you.

In fact, a lot of people have completely different definitions of you set in their own minds, ones based off of personal preferences or thoughts imposed by others.

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