I Have Been Meaning to Burn Your Letter

But it’s really all I have left of you

Tre L. Loadholt
Aug 29 · 3 min read
Photo by Elia Pellegrini via Unsplash

have been meaning to burn your letter. Not letters, no . . . I’d written you hundreds, maybe thousands, over the years, yet I received one in return. One . . . I’ve kept that letter for nearly eighteen years. I move. It moves with me. It knows every space in which I’ve dwelled. It has its own personality, still reeking of you…