Friday, February 3rd, 2012
This week, stocks went up, Komen backed down and presidential hopefuls navigated their way to Nevada. Mirroring the headlines, Six-Word Memoirs show lives moving in all directions. Below are the best stories of the week. For more memoirs and backstories, click on each author’s name below.
Best Wordplay: “Meditation: Personal search engine via inner-net.” -trust2020
Funniest: “15,000 days spent considering a bellybutton.” -Anstey
Most Sensory: “Hardwired for coupling. Short-circuited being single.” -TawnyPort
Most Circular: “Dad’s baby now changing Dad’s diapers.” -eileenpat
Best Metaphor: “Mouth to mouth couldn’t resuscitate the marriage.” -Laconic from Six Words on Love & Heartbreak
Most Self-Aware: “Won’t let magazines shape my body.” -songwriter from SMITHTeens
Bonus #7—Celebrity Six-Worder of the Week: “Not funny. Funny. Not funny. Funny?” - Jimmy Fallon.
Plus: Six-Word Memoirs are featured in Oprah Magazine.