Tell me a Secret!
Have you ever told a stranger something that no one else knows about you?
PostSecret.com offers people a way to let out their raw feelings. It began as a community art project in which Frank Warren invited people to send in secrets on creatively decorated postcards. Every week he posts twenty of these anonymous postcards on his blog, PostSecret.com
My first day in Paris I had purchased three Antoine de Saint-Expery’s "Little Prince" postcards from a small shop near my hotel. When I got to my hotel room and prepared for bed I placed the cards in the nightstand drawer and went to sleep. While I slept I had an extraordinary dream that would change my life and eventually lead me to the PostSecret project.
– Frank Warren, Read the full story behind PostSecret
People share their anger, fear, desire or pride on those postcards. They range from happy to sad, motivating to thought provoking, but are always incredibly moving. Here are a few examples:
Some secrets resonate in us more than others, but can you really say that any of the feelings expressed are completely alien?