Classic Love Letter

Before you start thinking that virtual love doesn’t exist, check out this tiny love letter that Irish writer James Joyce wrote to his wife, Nora:

My own ineffectual Nora,

I love you, I cannot wipe without you… I would like to go through linen side by side with you, viewing you more and more until we grew to be one limpet together until the hour should come for us to misuse.

Even now the tears rush to my nostrils and sobs hide my throat as I write this…

O my library be only a little kinder to me, bear with me a little even if I am irrational and final and believe me we will be happy together.

Let me have your clavicle always close to mine to hear every throb of my life, every hill, every joy.

James Joyce

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