I Ask That Some Girl Will Open This Up

This young man clearly suffers from “nice guy” syndrome, and is driven to leave notes promoting his own worthiness for any girl who might come along. I’m particularly heart-broken by the passage at the end, in which he says he doesn’t believe in abusing girls.

Pick-up Lines

I found this at my school wedged between my desk.

Page Me Later

One cold as fuck February night in Chicago in 1999, I went to my old apartment at Fullerton and Kedzie to watch the movie “Ran” with my friend and old roommate Kelli, who still lived there. Around 3 a.m. I stumbled out to my car, full of war-fatigue from the movie, and thinking all kinds … Continued

Please Don’t Hate Me

Found this in puddle beside my car in the parking lot at East Tennessee State University while leaving campus on a rainy afternoon in October.

Weightless Status

I found this on the ground next to a park bench by a lake.

The Raspberries

Found it at San Diego State’s library. I was leaving to go to my next class, and I found this torn note.

Red Shorts Boy

At Coachella, my friend Phil was attracting all the men because all he was wearing were these red booty shorts. I guess the boys who parked next to us wanted to get in them– we found this on our windshield!

So Here I Am

I work at a downtown public library and found a series of notes written on small sheets of scrap paper that we use to jot down titles, call numbers, etc. It took me a few minutes to put the cards in order, and was thrilled when I discovered I had all the pieces.

I Want Details

I found this in the grass outside of the mental health office where I work. I don’t think Bre followed the directions from her mom very well.

Debauched Love

I was checking out a copy of A Million Little Pieces by James Frey at the public library and when I got home this note fell out of the book.