Postsecret

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Postsecret was started by Frank Warren in 2004, when printed 3000 postcards with the follow invitation on them

You are invited to anonymously contribute a secret to a group art project. Your secret can be regret, fear, betrayal, desire, confession or childhood humiliation. Reveal anything – as long as it is true and you have never shared it with anyone before.
Steps:
Take a postcard, or two.
Tell your secret anonymously.
Stamp and mail the postacrd.

Tips:
Be brief – the fewer words used the better
Be legible – use big, clear and bold lettering
Be creative – let the postcard be your canvas

He left these postcards in art galleries, between pages of books in libraries and handed them out at train stations, for a few weeks. Then waited and the secrets started coming in.

He has made several books and a blog out of the secrets that continue to flood in.

Some are funny, some are incredibly sad, some are so foreign to me but many more than I would like could have been sent by me.

Its well worth checking out. Perhaps you’d even like to send your own secret.

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2 thoughts on “Postsecret

  1. i’d never heard of it until a few weeks ago when megs was telling about one of the books. and then she lent it to me to read

    i love it

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