I feel very special about you. I suspect it’s your face…but then, it’s your manner, your intuitive kindness and sensitivity. Ah that isn’t quite…You make me feel like home. You make me feel that the world is not strange. What kinder gift can someone give another one? Is all this mere eloqeunce…or simple humanity…simple love. Love, perhaps, should always be this simple."
• Anne Sexton, from a letter to Anthony Hecht, dated May 1961. (via c-ovet