Friday, May 13th, 2011
This week, children and parents across the country celebrated motherhood, residents near the Mississippi River worried about rising waters, and some feared the curse of Friday the 13th. Inspired by these events and their own personal celebrations, worries, and fears, writers in the SMITH community created Six-Word Memoirs. Below are the best memoirs of the week. To read more stories, click on each author’s name.
Most In Need of Caffeine: “Awoke this morning, exhausted by adulthood.” -marymc, whose memoir received the most ‘favorites’ this week
Most Labels: “P.D.D, A.D.H.D, O.D.D, O.C.D…what next?” -sisterpoet
“Barefoot, never (again) pregnant, dislike kitchen.” -midwestsensibily
Toughest Narrative Arc: “Last haircut today before chemo starts.” -HRLori
“Independent. Practicing Catholic. Not a Saint.” -Pseudonym_Girl
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