Bruns writes to inform the recipient that he has finished a poem. The letter is written in ink on lined transparent paper that is stained around the edges and creases. The papers form a self-made cover sealed with red wax.
In this letter, typed on paper with a Dartmouth watermark, Eberhart describes his relationship with Louise and the many letters they had exchanged over the years. Eberhart also includes part of an unpublished poem he wrote.