What are your six words?

from the book jacket:

When Ernest Hemingway famously wrote, “For Sale: baby shoes, never worn,” he proved that an entire story can be told using a half dozen words.

Let me know your six-word memoir!

from the book:

Fifteen years since last professional haircut. – Dave Eggers

Verbal hemophilia.
Why can’t I clot?
– Scott mebus

I hope to outlive my regrets – Bob Logan

Revenge is living well, without you. – Joyce Carol Oates

Underachieving . . . but willing to overcompensate halfheartedly – Frank J. Lepiane

Secret of life: marry an Italian. – Nora Ephron

Maybe you had to be there. – Roy Blount Jr.

Last words, our daughter, too soon. – Steve Allen

Rich in degrees and student loans. – Barb Piper

Suburban Christian child.
Hippie agnostic adult
– Shannon Barnes

She left Texas none too soon. – Jen Worrell


Met love.  Married.  Four children.  Happy.

Write me!  What is your six-letter memoir??


22 thoughts on “What are your six words?

    • Oh, Don – this is also such a good philosophy for life (which I realize you know . . .). One of my favorite ‘sayings’ . . . and can’t recall the author is – to live each day as if it is your first and live each day as if it is your last. Live Life.

      Thanks for your post!

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