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“Racially mixed. Cultural mishmash. Spiritually sound.” The Best Six-Word Memoirs of the Week

Saturday, March 3rd, 2012

By Alyssa Jocson

This week, Angelina’s leg stole the show, Bennifer welcomed a baby boy and Beiber turned legal-years-old. Lifestyles of the boldfaced names for sure, but the SMITH community told the stories of their own lives with humor and heart in the form of Six-Word Memoirs. Below are the best stories of the week. For more reading, click on each author’s name.

Most Courageous Wordplay: “Mastectomy tomorrow, ta-ta to the tatas.” -DynamicDbyC, with an encouraging comments section.
Most Self-Aware: “Racially mixed. Cultural mishmash. Spiritually sound.” -HippieGirl
Most Writerly: “My words are weapons. Mostly duds.” -oopsalittle
Toughest Narrative Arc: “Hello, Period? You there? Hello? Crap.” -Seraphina_Lullaby (profile image above)
Sweetest Moment: “Held colleague’s hand to avoid slipping.” -K822, with a thoughtful backstory.
Best Juxtaposition: “Optimistic about future. Pessimistic about past.” -Prefectionist from SMITHTeens

One response

  1. bevvie says:

    kudos to the weekly six!

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