Open Letters To
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Open Letters To

A Letter to My Dying Friend

You aren’t sugarcoating it and you aren’t complaining

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Dear CR,

Optimists do not go gently into that good night. Instead, you cultivate a mysterious reflex that proclaims:

“It’s all for the best!”

Or, as Thelma from Louisiana used to say: It’ll all come out in the wash.




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Writer by day, reader by night, napper by afternoon.

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