I buy used books from thrift stores and yard sales, and then sell them on Amazon. I picked up a copy of “Arctic Dreams” by Barry Lopez, and found this inside. It was in an envelope which appeared to be unopened (glued closed).
Found this a couple years ago in a book (Hunter Thompson’s “Hell’s Angels”) that I picked up somewhere… garage sale… ex-girlfriend… who knows. It’s at least ten years old but probably closer to twenty. I mailed it to the address on the card with a note but have had no response. Been trying to work “So far I have seen everything, well almost nothing” into a song.
I found this piece of art atop a snow bank during a walk two days after Valentine’s Day in 2004. I’m guessing that the young artist is a girl. I’m guessing she created it for her parents during art class at school. The inclusion of an alphabet and numbers reflect the long sheets of letters and numbers that adorn the walls of every elementary classroom. The first line of hearts begins with two excited hearts. The rest in the line are colored between the lines. The last line of hearts seems hurried and electrified. The twenty-one hearts suggest a tale of passion; a short burst of excitement followed by an attempt at control and finally the surrender to love. This child must adore her mom and dad.