Rose and Thorns

Walking out to my car one evening, I noticed something small, rectangular, and white laying on the asphalt, smack in the middle of the neighborhood road. It was slightly monsoon-y out, yet the rectangle did not budge or flutter. I assumed it was a piece of paper or an index card that had gotten damp … Continued

Nail File

I was walking home from the gym down Haight Street in the morning and this photo caught my eye. The woman in the foreground was pointing at me, so naturally I picked it up. I love the energy of this image. I’m not sure if they are singing or what but it looks like a … Continued

Photo Booth of the Seventies

This was found in a used book that my boyfriend was reading. It is a perfect seventies photo of what looks like a mom and her daughter. Mom has freshly done her lipstick and has the perfect sunglasses on while her daughter is enjoying the thrill of the photo. Finding this seventies shot in a … Continued

Our Shades

We found this in a free box on someone’s yard. It originally came in a broken frame, which someone tried to fix with peanut butter.

Flash Fiction Afro

A mere thirty-six words to tell a story, letting our imaginations flesh out the rest.

Is This the Lobster?

This was found on the city information sign outside of the Malt Shop downtown. The death may have been induced by seafood allergies, pincers of mass destruction, or a severe case of lobsterusphobius resulting in heart failure.

In This Land of Sun and Fun

This item was stuck inside a children’s book which was mixed in with other books donated to us at the Prison Book Project (a non-profit cooperative that mails donated books to inmates in the US). I presumed it was something brought home from summer camp & was made useful as a bookmark.

Take Me

Found in a Tybee Island dumpster. Message on back says “Take me to your leader.”

Wet N’ Wild

I found this on the floor outside my apartment building. Looks like they had fun!