Missed Connections



The concept of missed connections has always intrigued me. I could spend hours digging around on Craigslist's missed connection, reading these small haikus of hope. Well Sophie Blackall, an NYC-based artist does just that. Then she illustrates them on her blog, Missed Connections, and sells them in her shop.:

"Messages in bottles, smoke signals, letters written in the sand; the modern equivalents are the funny, sad, beautiful, hopeful, hopeless, poetic posts on Missed Connections websites. Every day hundreds of strangers reach out to other strangers on the strength of a glance, a smile or a blue hat. Their messages have the lifespan of a butterfly. I'm trying to pin a few of them down."

--first spotted here.

1 comment:

  1. I'm fascinated by missed connections too - thanks for sharing this!

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