Saturday, December 31st, 2011
This week, most dined, some whined, and some tried to unwind. At SMITH, the Six-Word Memoirs reflected all of this holiday activity. Plus, memoirists have been writing up their New Year’s resolutions in six words in preparation for a new beginning. Below are the best memoirs of the week, all taken from the Six-Word Resolutions section. Click on each name for more reading.
Best Advice: “Don’t look back, it’s dark there.” -DaniB (picture above)
Best Imagery: “Find myself under all this clutter.” -Debtwo
Timeliest Reference: “Won’t discard people like Christmas trees.” -notyouraveragegrandma
Most Poetic: “Being away. Being alone. Being okay.” -OneWhiteTree
Most Writerly: “Dangle more modifiers; split more infinitives.” -Susan_Breeden
Best Metaphor: “Keep drawing from a bottomless bucket.” -avoidingregret