Category Archives: Correspondence

Heritage *and* Hate

To Whom it May Concern, We’ve never met but I drive by your house everyday on my way to work. I happen to be a proud Southerner and for that reason, your house stands out to me; you’re flying the … Continue reading

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Dear Black People…

In response to the recent movie “Dear White People”, I decided to, in turn, reach out to the black community with a few helpful tips, bits of advice, and comments: ——————- – The left lane is for PASSING!!! Not poking … Continue reading

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To Learn About the Stars

1. What year are you? (1st year of college, high school senior, returning adult student, etc.) I’m not really sure what “year” I am; my path towards an associates degree has wound through a dark forest of part-time jobs and … Continue reading

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Advice to a Young Friend

(My English teacher asked the class to write a short letter to a young friend, giving him advice about surviving freshman year.  I figured I would take the opportunity to vent). Dear Sir, No friend of mine is a coward, so … Continue reading

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Reaching Out

I hope you forgive me for acting outside the norm, but earlier I noticed you sitting in your car listening to some sort of hip-hop music.  Also, given your “illist” decal, I figure you for a lady who’s enamored with … Continue reading

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The French Revolution Comes to NC…(In a manner of speaking)

When I received the local newspaper and read the following headline: “Rotary Club Remains Womanless:  void raises credibility questions” …I knew I had to respond. A new district director of Rotary International was elected for our district – a black … Continue reading

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Not Sure How to Take This…

Dear Scott, Here is a letter that I’m writing you but you don’t know who it is that is sending you this.  For one thing I would like to tell you that you are a very handsome and attractive man … Continue reading

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Office Humor

(How would you feel if you received the following email in the midst of a busy day at the office?): Dear Mrs. —, I remain in an unresolved disposition in reference to our mutual project left incomplete earlier this week. … Continue reading

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A Letter to Shotgun from His Knees:

Dear Sir, Our doubt in respite, We take great delight, In examining your plight…so listen to we: It can’t hardly be fair, To crouch in despair, With considerable air…mourning to your King! We’re pressed to the ground While you bay … Continue reading

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Annoying Letter to a Neighbor

Dear Neighbor, Last night, someone placed an anonymous letter on my door explaining that loud noises had kept them awake…so loud, in fact, that the individual couldn’t sleep even with earplugs! The letter indicated that these noises were coming from … Continue reading

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