Tag: women of letters

The letters series: dear January.

Hello there! It’s SO good to see you again, it’s been ages! I hate that you only come around once every year because whenever we meet it seems like you bring lots of really good vibes with you. I think it’s safe to say that you’re a fan of the grand entrance, hmm? I mean, ...

The letters series: MY BODY

Dear body, I feel like I owe you an apology. You have always been so strong and solidly there for me, but mostly I’ve just been a bitch. All through my childhood I was super healthy and strong, thanks to you. But then during my teenage years I started not liking you very much. There ...

A letter to: THAT AWESOME SINGING VOICE

Dear voice, we’ve been pretty inseparable haven’t we? Unlike other body parts and features which have been under the intense spotlight of self awareness and even loathing at various times in my life, you, voice, have flown under the radar. And I would have to say that the sole reason for our happy co-existence all ...

A letter to: MY NOSE

Hi nose, geez I really owe you about a million apologies, don’t I? Too big, too long, too pointy, too bumpy, awful in profile, just not a nice nose. I’m sure there were even actual tears shed at some point during my teen years. No good looking guy was ever going to be able to ...

A letter to: Ms Yates, Yr 12 English

Dear Ms Yates, {I never even knew your first name.} {Sorry: your CHRISTIAN name. Always the stickler for details and accuracy.} First of all: you really scared the crap out of me, you know that? I’m sure it was deliberate and looking back it wasn’t even scary, but I was already wondering if I had ...