Valentine's Day is the day when people open their heart to someone whom they love. There are a number of ways in which these feelings can be exchanged, the oldest being love letters. Writing a love letter doesn't always mean that your beloved is away from you. It can also be a way to express your inner emotions in a charming and attractive manner. These days, letters have lost their value as a means of communication; hence, these are used mainly as a means to present to the addressed person how much you miss him/her. These letters can be written before Valentine's Day to tell how much the person matters to you or can be written after the event telling how much you loved the time spent together. The advantage of writing a letter is that you can express the deepest of your feelings through it, which else might be difficult. Here are a few letters to give you a vague idea how to go about writing one.
Valentine's Day Love Letters Ideas
Lord Byron to Annabella Milbanke
"November 16, 1814
My Heart -
We are thus far separated - but after all one mile is as bad as a thousand - which is a great consolation to one who must travel six hundred before he meets you again. If it will give you any satisfaction - I am as comfortless as a pilgrim with peas in his shoes - and as cold as Charity - Chastity or any other Virtue."
Lewis Carroll to May Mileham
"7 Lushington Road, Eastbourne
Thank you very much indeed for the peaches. They were delicious. Eating one was almost as nice as kissing you; Of course not quite; I think, if I had to give the exact measurement, I should say three - quarters as nice; We are having such a lovely time here; and the sands are beautiful. I only wish I could some day come across you, washing your pocket -handkerchief in a pool among the rocks? But I wander on the beach, and look for you, in vain; and then I say, Where is May? And the stupid boatmen reply, It isn't May, sir? It's September?' But it doesn't comfort me.
Always your Loving C.L.D."
Juliette Drouet to George Bernard Shaw
No more shams -- a real love letter this time -- then I can breathe freely, and perhaps who knows begin to sit up and get well --
I haven't said 'kiss me' because life is too short for the kiss my heart calls for... All your words are as idle wind -- Look into my eyes for two minutes without speaking if you dare! Where would be your 54 years? And my grandmother's heart? And how many hours would you be late for dinner?
-- If you give me one kiss and you can only kiss me if I say 'kiss me' and I will never say 'kiss me' because I am a respectable widow and I wouldn't let any man kiss me unless I was sure of the wedding ring.
Beatrice Campbell to Robert Browning
And now listen to me in turn. You have touched me more profoundly than I thought even you could have touched me - my heart was full when you came here today. Henceforward I am yours for everything....
Robert Browning to Elizabeth Barrett Browning
...would I, if I could, supplant one of any of the affections that I know to have taken root in you - that great and solemn one, for instance. I feel that if I could get myself remade, as if turned to gold, I WOULD not even then desire to become more than the mere setting to that diamond you must always wear.
The regard and esteem you now give me, in this letter, and which I press to my heart and bow my head upon, is all I can take and all too embarrassing, using all my gratitude.
Sending Valentine's Day love letters to your beloved will never go out of fashion. Here are a few ideas you can use while writing one.