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“At a spork in the road.” The Best Six-Word Memoirs of the Week

Saturday, May 19th, 2012

By Lucy Tiven

Alongside this week’s wave of graduation ceremonies and spring flora, the nation also witnessed tragic news of the suicide of Mary Kennedy. As summer grows near, this batch of memoirs ushers in change and moments of transition: inciting laughter, alliteration, and sincerity.

Most Modern Rival: “My husband’s mistress’s is named Siri.” - Level1 (profile image above).
Sharpest Wit: “At a spork in the road.” - annie17
Almost Famous: “I also have a Dragon Tattoo.” - Wench
Best Silver Lining: “Aunt’s will. I get her hats.” - Bevvie
Most Filling: “I’ve eaten the donut of despair.”- Viv
Most Angst-Filled Teen: “Still looking for where I belong.” - Carpe_Diem from SMITH Teens.

Plus: Check out Six-Word Stump Speeches, a collaboration of the National Constitution Center and SMITH.

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