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“This is just a phase, right?” The Best Six-Word Memoirs of the Week

Saturday, March 31st, 2012

By Alyssa Jocson

This week, a Starbucks ingredient shocked, hoodies became symbolic and a jackpot broke records. At SMITH our community turned the seemingly mundane to surprisingly meaningful in their succinct Six-Word Memoirs. Below are the best stories of the week. Click on each author’s name for more reading.

Best Hook: “I’m sporting new tatas worth $76,732.83!” -DynamicDbytheC with the week’s featured backstory
Most Aromatic: “Shit happened; using it as fertilizer.” -RabbiJulie with most favorited memoir this week
Best Metaphor: “So poor I can’t pay attention.” -Oldsalt
Best Imagery: “My memory lane full of potholes.” -Raised_by_Wolves (profile image above)
Best Wordplay: “A little sly. A little shy.” -Contemplative
Toughest Narrative Arc: “This is just a phase, right?” -Katniss with a SMITHTeens favorite

Plus: Share your Six-Word Memoir on Your Money Life for a chance to win a copy of Jean Chatzky’s book Money Rules. Click here for more information on how to submit memoirs.

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