Tuesday, February 12, 2008

Six words

Hemingway in the news today:

"Once asked to write a full story in six words, legend has it that novelist Ernest Hemingway responded: 'For Sale: baby shoes, never worn.'"
Choosing words carefully and concisely can be powerful. What can you do in six words? Leave a comment.

32 comments:

scmorgan (twitter) said...

Giving up desserts for Lent hurts.

landon said...

This gray sky tarnishes my demeanor.

Sean said...

Being sick gives me no hope.

Greg said...

Arrive, we tour, buy souveniers, return

Greg said...

Arrive, we tour, buy souveniers, depart

caras said...

the war is over. nobody won.

ndbarth said...

Gunshot. Never would he find love.

nbarth said...

Gunshot. Never would he find love.

acooper said...

We played. I tried. We failed.

Maggie said...

If it's cold, it should snow.

JOERENAUD said...

I venture out, never return

Joe said...

I venture out, Never return


not sure if the last post went through, hmmm.

Anonymous said...

God had never intended this mess.

Britnae said...

Return to sender. No forwarding address.

S. Nobles said...

Attempt #1:
"She's caught by the window, again."

Attempt #2:
"To my wife, second best bed." (my apologies to Shakespeare!)

I loved reading everyone's 6 words ... Nicholas's topic alone channels Hemingway.

Griff2028 said...

Murichan Beef! Stomach rumbling, microwave broken.

Carley said...

Adopted age three, dead at four.

kelsey k said...

Love is forever, fall in it...

Emily Z said...

Glancing in the rearview, life flashes.

J. Clark Evans said...

whatever you love, i always hate.
-Jamie

Snowkid said...

Story writing is not for me

Brendan said...

Life's journey is fueled by emotion.

Carlyn said...

the warm sunshine better come soon.

Lauren said...

I am hungry eat more food.

Lauren said...

Cold approaches, gloves bonfires, stay warm.

Lauren said...

Swallowed by darkness, never woke up.

Lauren said...

Running track, exhausted, breathless, water deprived.

Lauren said...

Friends, trusting, honest, comforting, always there.

Neil said...

Looking for companion: must love metal

Carmen said...

Messy Room. Angry Parents. Weekend Inside.

egoose said...

She jumped, fell, and then cried.

Anonymous said...

Never a dull moment..'Nuff said.