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“Writing brings me back to me.” The Best Six-Word-Memoirs of the Week

Friday, July 20th, 2012

From Hamlet’s famous opening line, to the answer of a simple knock-knock joke, it seems we are always asking or being asked: “Who’s there?” This week’s featured Six-Word Memoirs evoke a strong sense of identity and its importance.
Proudest: “Short. Black. Christian. Gay. Walking tall.” - Clay Rivers
Simplest Truth: “Writing brings me back to me.” [...]

“Lost poetic license. Found prose permit.” The Best Six-Word-Memoirs of the Week

Friday, June 29th, 2012

Whether it’s the smoke from Colorado’s devastating wildfire or Tom and Katie’s flameout, there are sparks in the air as this week comes to a close. This week’s Six-Word Memoirs are ripe with longing and questions of identity. As for me, well, I’m listening to Stevie Nicks’ “Rooms on Fire” on repeat (if you [...]

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