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“Marriage baggage, lost but never claimed.” The Best Six-Word Memoirs of the Week

Friday, April 8th, 2011

By Alyssa Jocson

Job creation is up, the Red Sox keep going down, and from Japan to Libya the world keeps turning inside out. Here on SMITH, you continue to define your own personal world each day. Below are some of our favorite Six-Word Memoirs from the week ending on April 8. Each of the writers merits a deeper look—just click on each on their names to do so.

Best Decision: “Finally decided living easier than not.” -Debtwo, from “Six Words on Pain & Hope”
Most Metaphorical: “Marriage baggage, lost but never claimed.” -mared
Most On-The-Fence: “Made mistakes. Learned from them. Kinda.” -thelstrhi’s first submitted Six-Word Memoir
Most Rebellious: “Successfully snuck out via my balcony.” -lovin.the.sun (profile image, above), from SMITHTeens
Best Wordplay: “Cheerful amnesiac: always forgetting life’s lessons.” -Lauren_S, one of the Most Favorited from the past week
Most Novel: “More soft porn than paranormal romance.” -Bevvie, who wrote in her comments section, “After I wrote the memoir I realized that it could have so many interpretations!”

2 responses

  1. Bevvie says:

    Proud to have a memoir recognized in such good company this week. Thanks! And thanks also for the responses to the memoir.

  2. Romaine says:

    I love these 6 words… wouldn’t it be wonderful if relationships worked this way :-)

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