Feeling Deep Purple

This letter was stuck inside a beat-up copy of Deep Purple’s “Stormbringer” – the one with the Pegasus jumping over a rainbow on the cover. It’s the kind of album you’d expect a girl who dots the “I” in her name with a heart would own. I like how Erika leaves her real point of … Continued

Newsies Love

I found this in a back pack going to goodwill, and I LOVE Disney’s “Newsies” musical. I find myself quite jealous of Chrissy.

Married at the Mega Mall

I am a real estate agent and I was showing a house. This was folded up in the middle of an empty room on the floor. I have pretty much showed it all around Pensacola. One of my friends said I should make it into a poster. Another friend said he wants and make it … Continued


This loving note… was found in the trash room of my building. Apparently she was not so interested in spending the next 50, 60, 70 years with him.

Summer is Now Quite Past

I found this love letter while I was in college and I’ve kept it for about ten years. When I found it I was already well rehearsed in love letters, having dated someone in New York for a year before moving out here from Wisconsin. We had a great time for a couple years and … Continued

I’s With Hearts

My wife and I found this letter when we went sledding several days ago. It was packed under some ice and snow, hence the water damage. We were very eager to send it in to you in hopes of you sharing it with the other readers of Found. -Xavier & Suzanne

I’m in Love with You

Found on the bus. Kinda heartbreaking, ‘cuz it’s just thrown away, you now… Hope they’re ok. “Do you wanna read this, do you really wanna know what I am thinking about when I’m like you said ‘absent’? Maybe everything’s going to be wrong and 13 years of true friendship gonna be destroyed by too much … Continued

For My Special Man

I found this note folded into a novel I bought new from amazon.com. The novel is Oryx and Crake, by Margaret Atwood, not the type of read you’d associate with an apologetic lover. Or “peeny.”