Dear Hogwarts MAG

January 12, 2016
By Anonymous

Dear Albus Dumbledore,

I am writing to inquire about the absence of my acceptance letter to the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. I know not every owl can be 100 percent dependable, but what I don’t understand is how many owls it could possibly take until my letter arrives. I’m not asking to compete in the Triwizard Tournament or anything too extravagant, but I would like to know when I can catch the next train leaving King’s Cross station. I realize that seats on the train are limited, and so I would like to point out that I’m not particular and that I wouldn’t mind arriving at school by flying car.

I do also think that the lack of letters in my mail could be because both of my parents are muggles. However, don’t let that fool you. I know for a fact that I contain potential to be an excellent witch. For example, one time in the fifth grade I sneezed and my dog levitated! Now, it is up to interpretation whether the dog simply jumped out of fear, but my analysis is that the dog did in fact levitate. I believe that this was just the start of my magical talent, and through learning at Hogwarts I hope to expand my skills.

I’m looking forward to hearing from you and finally receiving my acceptance letter with your response.

Sincerely,

A Future Hogwarts Graduate

P.S. No rush on your response, but I was hoping to arrive in time for Quidditch tryouts.



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on Jan. 6 at 2:27 pm
FeltonsFirebolt BRONZE, Los Alamitos, California
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Favorite Quote:
"We are bound only by the limits of our imaginations." ~Misha Collins, actor

Aw this is adorable! I'm a bit old for my letter to have been "lost in the mail" now, but you keep on hoping.

on Nov. 29 2017 at 8:09 pm
KingRead BRONZE, Los Altos, California
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I love it! Every day, I think about, what if i could go to Hogwarts. I am still wanting that letter!

Lucy_RK GOLD said...
on Sep. 28 2017 at 7:54 pm
Lucy_RK GOLD, Brooklyn, New York
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I'm still waiting for that letter too!

on Sep. 26 2017 at 11:48 pm
WritingAddict03 SILVER, Saint Peters , Missouri
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Favorite Quote:
Everyone is a genius, but if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree it will live its whole life believing it is stupid. - Albert Einstein

"Of course it is all in your head Harry, but why on earth should that mean that it is not real?" - Albus Dumbledore

on Sep. 26 2017 at 11:46 pm
WritingAddict03 SILVER, Saint Peters , Missouri
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Favorite Quote:
Everyone is a genius, but if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree it will live its whole life believing it is stupid. - Albert Einstein

THAT. WAS. AWESOME! Very well written and so relatable! You have no idea how many such letters I have written, only to find that I have no address to send them too. However, (please keep in mind that I almost hate myself for even mentioning this because your letter is so absolutely amazing! please almost completely ignore these corrections,) Dumbledore is dead, no matter how many times you've read the book again thinking that maybe it was just a nightmare and the whole thing is over. I love that part about your dog levitating!

on Aug. 8 2017 at 5:43 pm
WriteFreak SILVER, London, Other
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Favorite Quote:
"Everybody lies." - Hugh Laurie, House MD.

@Artistic_Geek_Roo_10 My friend is still a believer that Hogwarts exists. 17 years old. Hogwarts Letters Sent: 3. Quidditch Practicing Sessions on a broomstick: 1,000,000,000. Magic Wands Owned: 4.

on Jun. 8 2017 at 7:59 pm
Artistic_Geek_Roo_10 SILVER, Albuquerque, New Mexico
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Favorite Quote:
"Happiness can be found in the darkest of places, but only if one remembers to turn on the light."
Albus Dumbledore

Ha ha! So relatable!

on May. 18 2017 at 10:32 pm
PebblesHome BRONZE, Amarillo, Texas
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Favorite Quote:
"Wrong it's a list!"

This is a very well written letter, great job!

on May. 13 2017 at 3:19 pm
forgettingtohuman SILVER, Brooklyn, New York
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oh god too soon

Victrix BRONZE said...
on Mar. 27 2017 at 9:56 pm
Victrix BRONZE, Fort Worth, Texas
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Favorite Quote:
n the end we're all just chalk lines on the concrete
Drawn only to be washed away
For the time that I've been given
I am what I am
I'd rather hate you for everything you are
Than ever love you for something you are not
I'd rather you hate me for everything I am
Than have you love me for something that I can't

Dumbledore is dead. Send it to Professor McGonagall.

on Feb. 13 2017 at 6:06 pm
MissZillions BRONZE, Classified, Other
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Favorite Quote:
"Fill the paper with the breaths of your heart."

Made me laugh, seriously. Harry Potter obsession kills me sometimes, too.

on Jan. 25 2017 at 1:48 pm
CaptainUnBearable BRONZE, Mustang, Oklahoma
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Favorite Quote:
"When you feel down, just remember, you're probably pretty cool."

See Dumbledore is dead that's why no one is responding to you, you should send it to someone else.

on Jan. 14 2017 at 2:36 pm
TheEvergreen GOLD, Birmingham, Alabama
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Favorite Quote:
"Never laugh at live dragons." -JRR Tolkien

Ok this is actually the best thing ever

Jk123 SILVER said...
on Aug. 7 2016 at 12:53 pm
Jk123 SILVER, New York, New York
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This is really good

on Jul. 4 2016 at 5:58 pm
lovebella123 BRONZE, Spokane, Washington
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when i was 11 my parents gave me a hogwarts letter for by birthday as a joke. I knew it was just a prank, but i still had hope that my letter would arrive. totally relateable. my hogwarts letter could still come! It's not too late!

Rose.bj BRONZE said...
on Jun. 26 2016 at 11:52 am
Rose.bj BRONZE, Plymouth, Minnesota
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Favorite Quote:
"Promise me you'll always remember, you're braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think." ~ A.A. Milne

I love this! It perfectly describes the last four years of my life. :)

on Jun. 4 2016 at 4:43 am
Kani_Crab BRONZE, Ghaziabad, Other
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Favorite Quote:
"You should enjoy the little detours in life to the fullest.

Because that's where you'll find the things more important than what you want."

Really nice and hilarious.

on Apr. 26 2016 at 7:51 am
cjwriter235 BRONZE, Culpeper , Virginia
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I have been waiting for my letter for a while now. When Is Hogwarts going to send their Owl?

ajain18 BRONZE said...
on Apr. 11 2016 at 6:05 pm
ajain18 BRONZE, Shrewsbury, Massachusetts
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Favorite Quote:
You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. -Theodore Geisel

Definitely. I wonder who has been opening my letters, then. Obviously, they knew Harry wasn't replying to Hogwarts and sent Hagrid off after him, so who replied to my letters? This must be some sort of muggle government conspiracy to weaken the magical community by cutting off the muggleborns, or something.

on Apr. 8 2016 at 10:28 am
Nated315 DIAMOND, Morrisville, New York
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Favorite Quote:
Truth has many shades. It's not a matter of black and white, but many grays.

I've been awaiting my letter ever since I was younger.... You know, even the magical community makes mistakes.


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