Johnny Cash Wrote The Best Love Letter Of All Time

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Johnny Cash and his wife June enjoyed one of the great love affairs of the 20th century — from his proposal to her during a live performance to his death just months after June's. Sure, you'd expect the Man in Black to write a damn good love letter, but a U.K. poll voted one of his letters to June as the best love letter of all time — ranked above John Keats, Napoleon, and Beethoven. Read it and see for yourself.

"June 23, 1994 / Odense, Denmark

Happy Birthday Princess,

We get old and get use to each other. We think alike. We read each others minds. We know what the other wants without asking. Sometimes we irritate each other a little bit. Maybe sometimes take each other for granted.

But once in awhile, like today, I meditate on it and realize how lucky I am to share my life with the greatest woman I ever met. You still fascinate and inspire me. You influence me for the better. You're the object of my desire, the #1 Earthly reason for my existence. I love you very much.

Happy Birthday Princess.


Now, that's how you write a love letter. [Daily Mail]

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