FOUND by Mike in Providence, Rhode Island
I found this on the sidewalk.
FOUND by Jason in Honolulu, Hawaii
I was on my way to work when this torn piece of paper caught my eye. The garbage collectors had already came by, but this seemed to have gotten away. It was written on card stock, and I think it was the inside front cover of a book or something. I’m not sure what kind of letter it is, if Hyunju is a guy or a girl’s name, or if that person even lives in my neighborhood. The letter starts well enough, then goes awry. “I’m so glad you are the one…” then “something about you…” and finally “about the shit you…” Aren’t those the words to Alanis’ “You Outta Know”?
I’d really like to find out the rest of this letter. It’s a quarter of something emotionally stirring, because it wouldn’t have been ripped liked this otherwise.
FOUND by Adam Staley in Mesa, Arizona
This was torn in pieces, found on our porch in the cup holder of our camping chair. It took a while to figure out what and who the note was intended for, but a neighbor girl obviously was quite upset about not getting a cupcake. We guess she abandoned the plan to deliver it, maybe because of the “overly harsh” language in the note. haha!
FOUND by Craig Wactor in Phoenix, Arizona
I collect found photos. This one was in a bin at a cool thrift store called Qcumbers. I was awed by the passion in this couple’s kiss– it feels both aggressive and touching. We think of our grandparents’ generation was boring and conservative, but they too were young once and had lives with love, passion, drama, pain, etc. I estimate that this photo is at least 50 years old, based on the film format in this contact print on platinum paper.