by MK Burnell
Reading a love letter is like getting a voyeuristic glimpse into the most secret recesses of the writer’s heart. It’s even more fascinating when the writer is a famous figure from history – knowing their work inside and out is one thing, but to read their most intimate personal thoughts is irresistibly intriguing.
As part of our Valentine’s Day Rhapsody in Red, we’re bringing you the most beautiful, touching, funny, frequently sexy celebrity love letters we can find, in the hopes that they’ll inspire you to express your own romantic feelings to the one you love.
from jimi hendrix to an unnamed lady friend…
happiness is within you….so unlock the chains from your heart and let yourself grow–
like the sweet flower you are…..
I know the answer–
Just spread your wings and set yourself
Love to you forever
from frida kahlo to diego rivera…
“Diego, my love,
Remember that once you finish the fresco we will be together forever once and for all, without arguments or anything, only to love one another.
Behave yourself and do everything that Emmy Lou tells you.
I adore you more than ever. Your girl, Frida
johnny cash to june carter cash…
“That’s really nice June. You’ve got a way with words and a way with me as well.
The fire and excitement may be gone now that we don’t go out there and sing them anymore, but the ring of fire still burns around you and I, keeping our love hotter than a pepper sprout.