Ernest Hemingway’s is the most famous:
For sale: baby shoes, never worn.
The distillation process intrigues me.
Because all that is not written captures the essence.
Larry Smith and Rachel Fershleiser collected
six word memoirs and published them in
Not Quite What I Was Planning.
Here are a few.
Good, evil use the same font.
~ Arthur Harris
Detergent girl: Bold. Tide. Cheer. All.
~ Martha Clarkson
Oh sweet nectar of life, coffee.
~ Daniel Axenty
Perhaps in September?
Six words are not so easy.
It’s great practice.
The art of reduction.
~ ~ ~
Today is my son’s 27th birthday.
For Chris, I offer two sextuples.
Bookends of your life so far.
Beyond exhaustion, strength spent. Baby Boy!
Backlit strength, silhouetting grace. He stands.