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“Heart Writing Checks Head Can’t Cash.” The Best Six-Word Memoirs of the Week

Friday, December 2nd, 2011

By Alyssa Jocson

Turkey Thursday, Black Friday, Cyber Monday–as the year comes to a close, the calendar is marked up with holidays and shopping frenzies. This week, SMITH members documented the passing time and experiences in the form of Six-Word Memoirs. Below are the best memoirs of the week. Click on each author’s name for more reading.

Best Metaphor: “Heart writing checks head can’t cash.” -three-monkeys with one of the most favorited memoirs of the week
Blackest Friday: “Knew the apocalypse would start @Walmart.” -notjustagirlintheworld
Toughest Narrative Arc: “Unfortunately, spandex has no size limit.” -FinchGirl
Best Wordplay: “Flaunting my manic, disguising my depressive.” -SisterPoet

Funniest: “Half-Jewish? Which half? Upper or lower?” -Bombdigety from Six Words on Jewish Life
Most Self-Aware: “Dancer at heart. Feet always pointed.” -ChaoticLove from SMITHTeens, profile image, above.

Plus: Check out the new SMITH store for holiday gift ideas for your favorite Six-Word memoirist or memoirist-to-be.

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