The Hottest

I found this under one of the desks in my high school English class.

Mother’s Guilt

My friend, Kathleen, and I found this floating around on an elementary school playground.

Just Kids Being Kids

Found amongst the school yearbook department’s discards last year.

Stinky Cheese

I intercepted this note from some 3rd graders. Later I found more of these notes under the recipient’s desk. Turns our he was writing to himself. And yes, he was receiving counseling.


It appears to be a picture of my boyfriend and I as punks. Details like his name and rolling backpack (which lived in infamy on campus for the loud noises it made against the pavement) mean this was drawn by someone who knew us, and may even have been left by the desk for me … Continued

I Am Fine, I Promise

This was in a music practice room at college. I went there to write a song, and I ended up using a few pieces of it in the song I wrote.

Teddy Bear Transformer

I found this drawing under a desk one day as I was cleaning. On the front was a seemingly innocent teddy bear.