How To Write a Valentine Letter


This is a Pardon Me Lily and she really has no need to be apologetic. She would make a fine Valentine and cause her lover’s heart to skip a beat.

Let’s study the anatomy of a Valentine Letter because that is precisely how my English teacher started her class on February 1st every year. She did it with all her classes and most students looked forward to it. We had no clue how to communicate love or feelings. We, meaning the girls, took this seriously to task. The boys all groaned and agonized over it preferring that we girls state our affection towards them in the way we dressed and flirted. They did not want to mess with a letter.

You would think that a love letter should describe the other person’s good looks. You would be wrong. Instead, you write about how excellently you will love that person. Example:

The Right Way——-

Dear ?,

Will you be dining alone on Valentine’s Day? When I dine alone my thoughts turn to you. Being with you allows me to have faith that tomorrow will be sunny even if there is rain. Food taste better and nourishes a hunger in my soul when you are present.  Thinking of being with you when I am not is more than I can bear.

A Shelby Mustang is a rare and beautiful creature but has no equal to your beauty. She has leather bucket seats that mold to my body like a glove but holds no match to the comfort of your arms.

Tomorrow I shall have chocolate pudding and savor every bite all the while wishing for your sweet kisses. The gumdrops, chocolate morsels, and taffy tarts will be so tempting and yet it is you that tempt me most.

Will you be thinking of me? Knowing you are with me even when the distance is so great makes my heart sing. Can you tell me how we’ll manage if we do not meet this Valentine’s?

++++++++Add to this all the personal feelings both physical and emotional that draw you to this person. Don’t use the I pronoun too much.

Devoted and affectionally,

Booger Brain

Do not write this:

Dear Huggiepoo Walrus Butt,

Life stinks if you aren’t there to get me a drink. You are pretty. You are good looking. You are wonderful. You are the best. I am glad I met you. How are you today? Are you ok without me? Your car runs good. Your hair always looks good. You impress me with your ability to find a good bargain.

Your idiot,

Barf Breath

Which letter sounds better? Don’t be funny unless it is very endearing.  If you are going to say she/he is pretty/handsome then word it like this…….That thing you do with your hair gives me feelings I didn’t know existed. Your smile sends my engine in to higher rpm’s. Guys it’s ok if you use car parts here and girls it’s really ok if you use food here. Like…..Honey your cam is timed just right. Sweetie you are more delicious than the last lollipop that crossed my lips. Get creative here. They’ll come to dinner ready to devour your every word 🙂

Ok–get busy. No reason that anyone can not write a love letter . You can do this. Everybody has car parts and loves food. Just write like you were enjoying either one and love will happen.

6 Comments Add yours

  1. Troy says:

    thaks i am copiny your first letter for my project
    You are welcome.


  2. Jen says:

    Oh lordy – “Your car runs good.” Now that is a compliment for sure LOL

    Happy Valentines Day xox


  3. Wanita says:

    That second letter was too funny, Anna! I’m glad you set us straight on how not to write a Valentine letter.

    Happy Valentine’s Day, dear friend.



  4. Nola says:

    How hilarious, the second letter. I haven’t written a love letter in years; maybe it would be a good thing to try one, again. After all this time, it’s hard to think of new ways to say “I love you”. Have a Happy Valentine’s Day!


  5. Racquel says:

    lol, the second one cracked me up Anna. You are a trip! 🙂


  6. kathi says:

    Happy Valentine’s Day!!!

    I have made a copy of your second letter and I’m sending it to my George! LOL…then I’ll make sure he gets the real deal! I can’t wait 🙂

    Valentine Hugs,
    Kathi 🙂


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