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“Trouble finding myself. Am I Waldo?” The Best Six-Word Memoirs of the Week

Saturday, October 1st, 2011

By Alyssa Jocson

This week, Amazon set the race for best gadget ablaze, tabloids speculated Hollywood splits, and Rosh Hashanah prompted celebration and reflection. As in the headlines, excitement abounded in Six-Word Memoir submissions, ranging from high school reunions to license revocations. Below are the best and wittiest stories of the week, with more to be discovered by clicking on each author’s name.

Most Universal: “Jewish or not. Need New Year.” -Believe
Best Wordplay: “Close relatives: Granny panties. Mom jeans.” -Bevvie
Even Better Wordplay: “Older. Wiser. Patience improving. Gaining wait.” -Loon
Best Metaphor: “License revoked, words were driven home.” -endlessness
Most Anticipatory: “Six? Waiting for my daughter’s first!” -trust2020
Toughest Narrative Arc: “Parents divorced. Do I celebrate Thanksgiving?” -Underatree11
Most Introspective: “Trouble finding myself. Am I Waldo?” -Unlabled&Barefoot (profile image above) from SMITHTeens

One response

  1. bevvie says:

    Kudos, fellow memoirists, in your features in the Best Six-word Memoirs of the Week Yay!

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