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“Sex on a trapeze: uncomfortable, unforgettable.” The Best Six of the Week

Friday, June 18th, 2010

By Larry Smith

Each week, you send in scores of Six-Word Memoirs. Here are six we love from the week ending June 18. Click on each author’s name to check out more memoirs.

Six Words on the World Cup: “Blame vuvuzelas for your bad day.” —jac77008
Most Heartbreaking: “Accepted sex when I wanted love.” —Donchawish
Most Complicated: “Sex on a trapeze: uncomfortable, unforgettable.” —Penelope Whitney
Most Ironic: “Watching Biggest Loser while eating cake.” —Kadie-wa, from SMITHTeens
Most in Need of a Backstory: “Wedding ring sparkled amid undigested corn.”
Renegade (profile image, above)
Six Words of True Inspiration: “Her death taught me to survive.” —Dearjenna

Plus: Did you see the video from the SMITH/Rumpus event earlier this week? It’s a sweet swirl of memoirs, in the style we’ve grown accustomed to. Click, watch, and roll. And: Follow us on Twitter one Six-Word Memoir each day that will surely make your day just a little more interesting Join our Facebook group, and turn your six words into wearable storytelling in mere seconds over at Spreadshirt.


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