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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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, Georgetown, 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.

on Apr. 7 2016 at 12:32 pm
Leigh116 PLATINUM, Easley, South Carolina
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Favorite Quote:
"We're all mad here." -Alice in Wonderland

This is seriously amazing!

on Mar. 24 2016 at 4:21 pm
midnightpianist, Falls Church, Virginia
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This is amazing! I love it! It is very creative!

on Jan. 16 2016 at 12:41 pm
addictwithapen PLATINUM, Norfolk, Virginia
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Favorite Quote:
"I'm at it again as an addict with a pen." - twenty one pilots, addict with a pen

I read the first line and was immediately like: "Same." I love this, extremely relatable!

CianaB GOLD said...
on Jan. 15 2016 at 3:31 pm
CianaB GOLD, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania
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I really like this!!!!! Just wondering, is Hermione the person writing the letter?




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