Minutare Horse Dogs?

This Post-it was found on my desk one morning when I came in to work, it wasn’t attached to anything so I can only assume I am supposed to pull out my crystal ball and divine who has such large dogs.

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.


Found during the holiday season at Cary Towne Center Mall. Believe in you always!


This was one of two crumpled sheets of paper I found in an otherwise empty trashcan at the back of an old hardware store. The other sheet was covered with hearts and had “I love my dog. I love you God.”

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.

Gonna Pounce!

It’s a polaroid of a kitten. Everybody loves kittens!


Interesting groceries.

The Pledge

I walked out of my (shitty) apartment one spring morning in 1991 and found this message scotch taped to every post and pole along three blocks of McClintock Road. I use the find regularly in my fiction writing classes, and it still moves me after all these years. I wish the scanner could capture the … Continued

Control Yourself

I found this folded up in a hymnal in my school chapel. It has eluded my efforts to find out who wrote it and to whom.

Good Life

I found this in an empty shopping cart. I didn’t think much of it, but it seems the person writing it wants something better for Cassie