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“No concealer today. Strife completely exposed”—The Best Six-Word Memoirs of the Week

Friday, May 4th, 2012

By Larry Smith

U.S. unemployment is down, Yankees closer Mariano Rivera is out, and and the world lost a music legend with the passing of brilliant Beastie Boy, Adam Yauch, aka MCA. On SMITH, your Six-Word Memoirs this week reflected a community with quite singular lives yet much commonality as you reacted to and cheered on your fellow memoirists. As befitting a passionate crowd that never fails to surprise (and occasionally disgust), one of the most commented Six-Word Memoirs of the week was a response to these six words: “I’m sixting from toilet at CrackerBarrel.” ‘Nuff said.

Best Wordplay: “New house. New closets. Same skeletons.” - JohnBigJohn
Best Derivation: “Hell’s other people, yet I’m lonely.” - PKELLY, with one of the most commented and favorites memoirs of the week.
Best Imagery: “Aerobics instructor brain atop astrophysicist body.” - wayword_angel
Most Self-Aware: “No concealer today. Strife completely exposed.” - gothamcitygirl (profile image, above).
Most Meta-Modern: “I like to Powerpoint my worries.” - BanjoDan.
Best Attitude: “Every move I make is dancing.” - fortunegoddess, from SMITH Teens.

Plus: Check out our winner’s of our Six-Word Drama challenge on SMITH Teens.

One response

  1. bevvie says:

    love these!

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