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  • n. A letter written about the author's love for the intended reader.

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  • n. a letter of courtship.

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  • n. a personal letter to a loved one expressing affection

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  • "It made my head spin, and I said so, and I got called a pompous middle-aged male ass or something like that, and I dropped out of it, telling them I'd rather spend an hour reading Shelley than a lifetime among their ideological duels. The passion for writing and the argument about it never seem to dwell together. It was the difference between writing love letters and collecting postage stamps. The sad thing is, the bullies in that club are all professors of literature somewhere or another."
    - Douglas Harper.

    August 17, 2009