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“Don’t panic. Just bring a towel.” The Best Six-Word Memoirs of the Week

Friday, May 25th, 2012

By Lucy Tiven

As Facebook stocks ebbed this week, Sixers rode their own depths and heights of their own sorrows and joys with the SMITH community. Some writers offered literary tips on intergalactic travel while others celebrated their own terrestrial journeys, in six well-chosen words at a time. Click on each author’s name below for more Six-Word Memoirs.

Most Heart-Warming: “Life companion found in kennel eight.” - jdm_and_annie (profile image, above).
Toughest Narrative Arc: “Prepared my boyfriends for their wives.” - ton
Most Timeless Advice: “Don’t panic. Just bring a towel.” - mersires
Best Effort: “Fenced backyard but wife left anyway.” - hieronimo
Most Clandestine: “Black undershirt subtly suggests superhero alter-ego.”- Dean6805, the most commented memoir of the week.
Most Artistic: “Painting and traveling; only worthwhile verbs.” - Stranger from SMITH Teens.

Plus: Check out SMITH’s call for submissions of illustrated Six-Word-Memoirs by students, a new eBook with the folks at TED.

One response

  1. bevvie says:

    bestest memoirs! kudos!

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