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“He proposed on the Scrabble board.” The Best Six-Word-Memoirs of the Week

Friday, August 10th, 2012

By Lucy Tiven

This week’s Six-Word Memoirs are full of heart. Some of these writers found love in favorite cities or bands, while others faced new heights and challenges in their relationships.

Most Bittersweet: “My wedding gown lacked a parachute.” - oopsalittle
Best Footwork: “I’m a waltz with flamenco dreams.” - BanjoDan (profile image above)
Best Wordplay: “He proposed on the Scrabble board.” - LadyMac
Best Role Model: “Gold medalist. Sixteen. Black like me.” - JAD
Most Moving Backstory: “Seven years later, he remembers popsicles.” - MO_Thoughts2
Most Meta: “I analyze how I analyze everything.” - Songwriter, from SMITHteens

Plus: Don’t forget to spread the word about SMITH’s call for submissions of illustrated Six-Word-Memoirs by students of all ages, a new eBook with the TED conference’s new book division!


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