I Just Don’t See the Point Anymore

Found in the parking lot of a Tasty Thai restaurant. A break-up note of sorts? A modern day Romeo and Juliet? Angsty teens? The possibilities are endless.


I have found that the more interesting finds I come across on my lunch hour are near a neighborhood school. Personally, I think Delorian could do better. Maybe someone who knows how to spell “model.”


I found this near Highway 99 last week. Did Padraic’s clever trick land him a girlfriend? We’ll never know.

Connie’s Break-Up

I found this gem on a walk after a rainy day- hence the wet paper. I feel kind of bad for Connie but this made me chuckle.

Because I’m Illegal

It seems even the trash cans are neater on the Upper East Side. I found this stack of torn pages from a teenage diary placed delicately on top, no rooting required. This prep school girl partied a lot more than I ever did in high school, and her diary reads like the portrait of the … Continued

Words Running Short

Found in the used books section at the Gordy Plaza Goodwill near Wilmington. Just what does “fening for a cigarette” mean? Val, honey, you can do better.

A Damn Test

This is the best thing I ever found. I found it outside a youth center in Seattle. I like to imagine young Matt taking hours laboring over this note. I’m not sure if you can tell, but the last rhyme was erased and rewritten many times. Ah…young love. Enjoy!