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“Mistook first crush as the flu”—The Best Six of the Week

Friday, June 4th, 2010

By Larry Smith

Each week, you send us inspiration, insights, and cautionary tales in the form of Six-Word Memoirs. Here are six we love from the week ending June 4. Click on each writer’s name for more stories.

Most Honest: “Hot in bed, flash not sex.” —S. Brown
Most Encouraging Answer to the Previous Six Words: “Sex at sixty: everything still works!” —Lunalili (pictured above)
Best Narrative Arc: “Spurs piercing flesh, six guns shriek.” —The Scooge
Six Words on the Digital Life: “Counting Twitter followers like gold nuggets.” —PhilosophicalZombie
The “Rough Week, Lovely Inspiration” Award: “It’s a cold and broken hallelujah.” —Wench
Sweetest Love Story: “Mistook first crush as the flu.” —Dontwearitout, from SMITHTeens

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