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“Lost Second Son to First Love.” The Best Six-Word Memoirs of the Week

Friday, May 20th, 2011

By Alyssa Jocson

This week, the Space Shuttle Endeavor began its final mission, the Governator put his film career on hold, some prepared for the end of the world, and members of the SMITH community continued to document their own beginnings, interruptions, and endings in Six-Word Memoirs. Below are the best memoirs of the week ending on May 20. For more stories, click on each of the authors’ names.

Worst Ending:End of world on wedding anniversary.” -JVS (profile image, above)
Most Clever: “sgniht ta dekool I woh degnahc.” -MacDon, from Six Words on Pain & Hope.
Biggest Six-Letter Word: “Cancer has become a six-letter memoir.” -Bevvie, with one of the most commented on and favorited memoirs of the week.
Least Expected Backstory: “Lost second son to first love.” -midwestsensibily, who reveals in the comments section of her memoir that her son’s first love is his iPad.
Most Scandalous: “Handcuffs found. Not police. So embarrassed.” -skiggy
Best Exchange: “Happily divorced better than miserably married.” -KingFrog, with Six Words on Happiness

2 responses

  1. Bevvie says:

    Proud to be in such a good company of writers of memoirs!

  2. Romaine says:

    Your 6 word memoirs are so thought provoking. Congrats again. Keep ‘em coming sis!

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