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“We’ve considered murder but never divorce.” — The Best Six-Word Memoirs of the Week

Friday, April 29th, 2011

By Alyssa Jocson

This week proved challenging for many as tornadoes devastated the Southern states, Syrian protesters faced violence, and the space shuttle Endeavor experienced mechanical problems. Here at SMITH, writers share their own challenges through Six-Word Memoirs and sometimes find support in comments left by other memoirists. The best memoirs of the week are below, and more stories can be found by clicking on each author’s name.
Most Melodramatic: “We’ve considered murder but never divorce.” -BanjoDan, with a memoir that garnered the most comments and favorites.
Most Resilient: “Cancer hopefully gone, I’m still here.” -HRLori, whose story was featured as Memoir of the Day earlier this week.
Most Revealing: “More afraid of depression than tornadoes.” -Bevvie
Most Wistful: “Desire to meet biological daughter overwhelming.” -thesagittarian12
Most Metaphorical: “Life’s nothing but debts and credits.” -meekle
Loveliest Story: “For once someone loved without judging.” -keyandakeyboard, with Six Words on Pain and Hope (memoir’s image above)

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