The Saddest Dad

We found this hand-written note to a dad blowing in the wind in the middle of a frisbee golf course.

Good Bye

I found this while hiking on my birthday this year. It was tucked carefully beneath a fallen tree on a little-used path which emptied into a clearing of wildflowers.  The handwriting appears feminine, but to what or whom she says goodbye to is left to the imagination.

Don’t Be Snappin’

I found a book in the parking lot outside of my school and this was one of the things written inside of it. The book also had raps and some funny “essays” for school.

Dear Mom

I’m a counselor at a camp and I found this on the floor after all the campers left.

Justice

This is from a school journal I found lying on the street. What follows is sea sickness, famine, and one hellish night spent on a floating plank of wood in black freezing water. That’s enough to seize the darkest corners of insanity … because she stole a lighter. Stay tuned.

Get Outta This Town

I found this while moving into my new apartment. Some girls who had lived there prior had left a bunch of furniture behind. It’s a small college town where people come from all over the country. Seems as though this couple were headed their separate ways pretty soon. I wonder if they continued their relationship, … Continued

School Is Worse Than I Thought

I found this while cleaning out some old folders in an art storage area at the end of the school year at the school where I work.

Rough Childhood

While my family and I were walking on a trail I found this letter in some tall grass.

Pregnant Break Up

I found this inside the cover of a book that I bought in a thrift store. The book was titled “Mysteries of the Mind.”