Brevity is the soul of wit

Shakespeare knew it. We blew it. The SMITH Magazine Six-Word memoirs restored it.

  • Went looking for trouble, found it. (sisterpoet)
  • Took road less traveled, got lost. (MikeMogie)
  • Washed-up, has-been, wannabe, seeks bright future. (Moo)

These short bits go deep. Handed out to sentient adults, they’ll trigger personal narratives.

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Teaching English for business communication skills, writing online for learners, translating, sailing whenever I can, from Washington, D.C.

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