The lost art of letter writing teacher: michelle vietor school: blue springs high school grade: 9th and 10th grade english, creative writing unit. Lessons from walter cronkite in the lost art of gravitas in the art of letter-writing the art of manliness. The lost art of letter writing has 277 ratings and 26 reviews in a forgotten nook of cambridge a little shop stands where thousands of sheets of beautif. Lakshmi pratury remembers the lost art of letter-writing and shares a series of notes her father wrote to her before he died her short but heartfelt talk may inspire. As letters give way to emails and texts, it's a tricky time for historians, writes simon garfield.
One of the highlights of high school was being able to pen letters of endearment to the opposite sex in far-flung schools. Poetry by eavan boland: “the ratio of daylight to handwriting / was the same as lacemaking to eyesight. We live in an age of email, texts and instant messages somewhere along the line we lost that intimate connection between our thoughts and committing them to.
Devotees of letter writing claim that those of us who have been seduced by instant communication are missing out on one of life’s pleasures. Three years ago, novelist jon mcgregor invited strangers to send him a letter in the post scribbled notes and love letters are still landing on the doormat.
Letter writing is truly a lost art - a vintage skill, if you will the flow of a pen gracefully etching out your thoughts to someonelet's bring it back. As a lover of old letters, i have a special soft spot for the lost art of letter-writing — an art robbed of romance and even basic courtesy in the age of rapid-fire.
I haven’t written a traditional letter in years i started thinking about this over christmas break because i was going through old letters from my great aunt mamie. As books on handwriting, letter-writing and paper are published, are we ready to fall back in love with slow communication. Letter writing is a form of communication that can change lives and further the gospel here are some reasons why you should write more letters.