Letters,the lost value

I MISS MY MOM’S LETTERS!

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Writing a letter is above all an extraordinary tool of self-analysis and reflection.
Never as in front of a blank sheet (or screen) our thoughts unravel and reveal our true intentions.
Writing a letter, then, is an act of great generosity towards the recipient because as we write we constantly think of him who will read us, of the reactions he will have, what he will think of us.

Furthermore, writing a letter is a gesture that expands time and multiplies it: there is in fact the time of the writer, a long and reflective time, in search of a perfect balance between said and unspoken, and then there is the time of the reader, sometimes quick and curious, sometimes relaxed and smug.
And finally there is the time of memory, the one in which the letter will continue to live for those who wrote it and for those who…

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About Jonathan Caswell

Mr. Caswell has been composing poetry at least since High School. He has been on WORD PRESS for ten years and contributes to two other blogs beside this one. This blog has a Christian emphasis but all bloggers are welcome. Mr. Caswell chooses to---with permission--re[post material of interest

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