Love Poem

I saw this piece of paper on the street, at the intersection of Bivins & James Streets. It was early Sunday morning and I was walking the dog and picking up trash. I picked it up. The poem is written on the back of a portion of the wine list from some restaurant.

A Note to New Friends?

I found this on the floor of a bar. I thought it was interesting and instantly thought of FOUND Magazine.

Reading List

Our local library issues printed receipts for checked-out books, complete with due dates.

Pretty Koko

This was inside of a book of cat pictures. Apparently this old lady lost her beloved kitty Koko and was practically inconsolable so her daughter bought her this book. The whole book was full of quotes and poems that she wrote. Poor old cat lady.

They Tricked Me

I found this note written on Keebler stationary in the case of a Polaroid camera purchased at a flea market… Tampered brake lines, deception, heartbreak.

Alone in the Middle

Left in our middle school library’s scratch paper bin (the punctuation made ME depressed).

I Made Chili and Made Too Much

I found this Post-It note on the ground while pumping gas. I think her chili was probably Ron’s favorite food, and she made it just for him. I imagined her writing this note with tears in her eyes, carefully taping it onto a Tupperware bowl full of warm chili and leaving it on the counter … Continued

Season’s Greetings

Some friends bought a house here in California last summer. We found this in the garage taped to a toilet seat!– among things left behind by the previous tenants. Enjoy

Letter to God

I found this letter inside the book “A Walk Across America,” which was being sold at an estate sale. I bought the book (and kept the letter).