“Quit vegetarianism, confirmed lesbianism, conquering perfectionism.” The Best-Six-Word Memoirs of the Week
Friday, September 10th, 2010
New York streets became models’ runways for Fashion Week, footballs are flying, and the President helped put the kibosh on a burning Koran. All the while, your Six-Word Memoirsgave us a reason to look past the insanity. Here are six six-worders we love from the week ending September 10. Click on each author’s name to check out more memoirs.
Best Narrative Arc: “Quit vegetarianism, confirmed lesbianism, conquering perfectionism.” —CBeth
Crush That’s Hopefully Most Unrequited: “Taking French. Falling for the professor.”—Joli
Best Reason to Go Back to School: “Beowulf is such a literary badass.” —roaringsilence, from SMITHTeens
Toughest Love: “Been divorced since we were married.”—Lisamoans
Most Universal: “Smiles are much prettier than scars.” —CarlyLaurenx3, from our new six-word project, Six Words on Pain & Hope, with the nonprofit, To Write Love on Her Arms.
Most Melodic: “Couldn’t cope, so I wrote songs,” Aimee Mann’s Six-Word Memoir, who turned 50 on September 8, 2010.