Friday, November 4th, 2011
This week: Boo Halloween, boohoo Kardashians, and whoa—seventh billion baby. Like the sensational headlines, Six-Word Memoirs at SMITH evoke a range of reactions from giggles to sighs. Read the best memoirs of the week and share your own reactions in the comments section below. Plus, click on each author’s name to read more of their stories.
Most Spirited: “I dance even if everyone’s watching.” -mlmpoto
Best Metaphor: “New wrinkle in plans. Need Botox.” -Susan Breeden
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Most Biblical: “Have broken 6 Commandments, almost 7.” -Level1
Toughest Narrative Arc: “Twins enter life together. Die seperately.” -lilikoi92
Most Meta: “Six Words. My kind of commitment.” -MachV
Most Self-Aware: “I’m the Madonna kind of Jewish.” -notjustagirlintheworld, from our new “Six Words on the Jewish Life” project.