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“Writing is cheaper than a therapist.” The Best Six-Word Memoirs of the Week

Friday, March 23rd, 2012

By Alyssa Jocson

This week, a campaign aide Etch-A-Sketch’d down a candidate’s approval rating, fans hungered for The Hunger Games and outrage over the killing of Trayvon Martin fueled conversations everywhere. Meanwhile, members of the SMITH community made their stories heard in the form of Six-Word Memoirs. Below are the best memoirs of the week. Click on each author’s name for more reading.

Most Self-Aware: “I’m fundamentally opposed to morning people.” -lzcrowder
Best Game Plan: “Searching for adventures before required dentures.” -amandaday510
Funniest: “Priests bring popcorn when I confess.” -BanjoDan (profile image above)
Best Alternative: “Writing is cheaper than a therapist.” -JohnBigJohn, the most favorited memoir on SMITH Mag this week.
Most Revealing: “Honor student dreams of vandalizing school.” -lacrossemiddle the most favorited memoir on SMITHTeens this week.

3 responses

  1. bevvie says:


  2. DC says:

    I enjoyed reading this, thx!

  3. gone says:

    Congrats to all of you…and can relate to each one…well, I’m not sure I’d keep the priests in popcorn, but I’m hoping some future adventures might!!!

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