SMITH magazine describes itself as “a home for storytelling of all forms and kinds, with a focus on personal narrative.”
I discovered it when one of my BU colleagues pointed out their collection of six-word memoirs. (Grammar students, note the hyphen.)
I think they’re hysterical. My students didn’t seem to share my amusement. Or maybe they were just asleep.
Here are some of my favorites:
Wasn't born a redhead; fixed that.
Fears commitment, debt. Attracts spouse, house.
Young, skinny, ridiculed. Old, skinny, envied.
Here's my favorite -- a masterful use of acronyms.
ABCs MTV SATs THC IRA NPR.
-- Janice Dunn