Friday, August 26th, 2011
This week, Apple’s CEO resigned, rebels reached Tripoli, and the east coast shook and braced for Irene. The headlines reflected big news, and at SMITH the Six-Word Memoirs showcased news both big and small. But all deeply personal. Below are the best memoirs of the week; click on each author’s name to find more of their stories.
Timeliest Words: “Earth shrugs as reminder: She’s bigger.” -Level1
Best Simile: “Lovers like lobsters, picked for consumption.” -LittlePie
Sweetest: “My key will eventually become theirs.” -SeaGlass, with a great backstory
Most In Need of a Backstory: “Four serious marriage proposals that year.” -Debtwo (profile image above)
Best Labor of Love: “Pain births children, Olympians and writers.” -Kharisjo, with one of the most favorited memoirs this week
Best Wordplay: “Teams that lunch together, stay together.” -flyingsquirrel with Six Words about Work-Lessons
Plus: The last topic, “Inspirations: Biggest Lesson I Learned at Work”, is coming to a close. Just one more day to get your Six Words about Work submitted and entered for a chance to win an iPad2 or BlackBerry PlayBook.