This is the group for SMITH magazine's Six Word Memoir. The premise is simple and fun: Tell us your life story in six words. And then explain why you picked those six words, or just leave us wondering
sometimes i say "every little thing's gonna be alright" or "everything's gonna be alright.
i took it from bob marley's three little birds song.
i say it almost every time.
when i have problems, i say it.
when other people have problems, i tell them - even...
Tired of Speaking Sweetly
Love wants to reach out and manhandle us,
Break all our teacup talk of God.
If you had the courage and
Could give the Beloved His choice, some nights,
He would just drag you around the room
By your hair,
Ripping from your grip all those toys in...
Legend has it that Ernest Hemingway was once challenged to write a story in six words. The result was "For sale: baby shoes, never used."
Since SMITH celebrates the personal side of storytelling, our twist on this classic concept is the six-word memoir--the short...