Another Friday, another letter in our Postmarked series. This time, Jen had me on the verge of tears as she remembers looking through her father’s writing long after he had died.
“Building and rooting a life, even a body of work, is like this slow growth of trees (and less idyllically, the slow explansion of a city subway). It is not a hurried. In fact, I think the accumulation, the growth can be so inconspicuous as to surprise us, though we’d really have to leave it to future generations to measure.”
You can read her letter to me in its entirety HERE.
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What began as a Twitter conversation between two writers on creative work and family life has become an exchange of letters. Here is a list of our prior letters for Postmarked: