I am here at this place
doing this thing, though I am writing to you.
Look – something I have observed.
You could add
I miss you much or
I wish you were here, because –
note something we could share.
Maybe you could sign off
Fondest regards, or
All my love and a thousand kisses,
but that is rather silly, so xoxoxo will do.
Here I am, in an afternoon,
noting the formula for correspondence.
Look, the whole point
would be a letter
I am a great fan of letter and postcard writing and my recent correspondences have triggered a few turns to poetry. The above may make it into the forthcoming bundle “Emily’s Poems for Modern Boys,” which is steadily rising in poem count.
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