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“Twenties? So hip. Fifties? Sore hips.” The Best Six-Word Memoirs of the Week

Friday, June 3rd, 2011

By Alyssa Jocson

This week, the nation celebrated the lives of those who served in the military, the ‘This Guy Has My MacBook’ guy celebrated getting back his MacBook, and lovers of the doughnut celebrated its holiday. Like the people in the headlines, SMITH writers have their own celebrations, big and small, but they share theirs in the form of Six-Word Memoirs. Below are the best stories of the week ending on June 3. For more reading, click on each author’s name.

Best Collaboration: “Bride, thanks to God and eharmony.” -Jeco
Toughest Narrative Arc: “Finally published. No readers. Quietly perished. - bentguy
Most Ironic: “Forever giving advice I should take.” -three-monkeys with the most favorited memoir of the week
Most Modern Spring Cleaning: “Shredding hard copies, downloading digital books.” -sisterpoet, who explains in the lengthy comments section that her books have worms
Best Wordplay: “Twenties? So hip. Fifties? Sore hips.” -prairiegirl
Best New Romance: “Held a boy’s hand today. Milestone?” -roaringsilence from SMITHTeens.


One response

  1. Bevvie says:

    Kudos to each Smith writer in this week’s The Best Six-Word Memoirs of the Week, for June 3, 2011. Enjoyed reading them all, and in some cases, commenting on them as well.

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