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Old love letters

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monkeytrousers Thu 18-Jun-09 10:35:05

I just found this old email from DP from 2001

Hello you.

Tuesday night's been on my mind. Feel like we ventured into the deep country of the heart. Became the only two people on Earth, looking at the world like we'd never seen it before, like gazing on Eden. Adam and Eve, melting into one spirit, a singularity through which a new universe is born. And if we wonder what is this that dwarves the world and makes us feel we have the hearts of giants ? We know the answer. Love and nothing else.

Yours, glowing...

I'd forgotten he was so poetic! LOL

BBisfinallyPG Thu 18-Jun-09 10:36:46

omg soppy..but sweet.

mumblechum Thu 18-Jun-09 10:38:34

Um, how do you think he'd feel if he knew you'd put it on the world wide web?

Cadelaide Thu 18-Jun-09 10:39:26


...and you're still with him?

yappybluedog Thu 18-Jun-09 10:41:26

email wasn't around when i met my DP and I burnt all my love letters in a fit of youthful pique

Portofino Thu 18-Jun-09 10:44:51

You had a shag that Tuesday then? grin

It's sweet!

Cadelaide Thu 18-Jun-09 10:49:01

It's just awful.

"....a singularity through which a new universe is born..."?

Awful. I'm being brutal aren't I? But you did post it on the www. grin

belcantwait Thu 18-Jun-09 10:55:20

sorry but...god i think thats just awffuuuul. did it make you cringe when you re-read it?

Cadelaide Thu 18-Jun-09 11:00:48

I'd have thought she cringed when she read it the first time back in 2001!

belcantwait Thu 18-Jun-09 11:01:33

she cant have cringed that much- presumeavbly shes still with him!

macdoodle Thu 18-Jun-09 11:01:53


Jazzicatz Thu 18-Jun-09 11:02:13

Oh its sweet, you unromantic lot!!!

thumbwitch Thu 18-Jun-09 11:04:24

It's amazing what junk we write when we are in the midst of the throes of young love - I found my old diaries recently and some of the entries there are utterly cringeworthy. Doesn't mean we should take the piss out of others' efforts too much though - I'm sure most of us have some equally cringeworthy stuff in our yoof, maybe just didn't write it down.

Tortington Thu 18-Jun-09 11:07:16

it would be nice if you could save it somewhere for your kids.

my mum had lots of letters from my dad and she burned them - as his shawl and cappel. i wish i could have seen them - but understand about the letters

Cadelaide Thu 18-Jun-09 11:08:41

I think he found it in a dusty corner of the "Mind, Body Spirit" section in his local second-hand bookshop.

Hey monkeytrousers, you're not from Glastonbury are you?

(Yeah, right, like she'd ever speak to me again....)

FlorenceAndtheWashingMachine Thu 18-Jun-09 11:09:12

Is he my friend Mike? That sounds just like him. Whoever he is, I think that it's wonderful that he wrote that for you and I think that you should make him read it to you once a year (preferably at dawn in a misty glade).

howtotellmum Thu 18-Jun-09 11:21:57

It should be "dwarfs" not "dwarves".

Don't you feel a bit disloyal posting for everyone to see?

monkeytrousers Thu 18-Jun-09 11:24:23

I think it's okay as it's anonymous

Its in the full flush of falling in love. Tou cynical hardened lot!

monkeytrousers Thu 18-Jun-09 11:32:23

Disloyal? LOL. How is it disloyal?

I replied with this:

I would die for you
My creed is love
and you are it's only tenet
You have ravished me away
by a power I cannot resist
I cannot breathe without you

keats in a letter to fanny Brown

lowenergylightbulb Thu 18-Jun-09 11:32:52

Awwww!!! Mine wrote to me that he'd 'found you in the market place of love and I am entrusting my gold coin to you for ever'

To be fair, we both smoked quite a bit of waccy baccy at that point in our lives!!!

Cadelaide Thu 18-Jun-09 11:34:47

ooh, now I rather like that.


Cadelaide Thu 18-Jun-09 11:35:56

How very brave of you to come back and post your reply monkeytrousers.

respect grin

Cadelaide Thu 18-Jun-09 11:36:40

(still awful though)

howtotellmum Thu 18-Jun-09 11:41:01

disloyal because it was presumably meant for your eyes only...would he care if he knew the whole world could read it?

monkeytrousers Thu 18-Jun-09 11:55:51

But you don't know who 'he' is HTTM, or 'me' for that matter.

LOL Cad. So what's your seduction story? A promise of a bag of wotsits and a jar of retunable bottletops? grin

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