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Six Word Short Story

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Ernest Hemmingway was once challenged to write a short story using only six words. Here's what he came up with:

"For sale: baby shoes, never worn."

Various authors have taken their shots at the six word short story over the years. Wanna try it?

Message Edited by Jessica on 05-24-2007 02:47 PM

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Here are a few. Please Enjoy! (that's another one! HA! I'm good!) (WOW! There I go again! HA!)


A man born, lives life, dies.


Woman born, destroys many men, laughs.


Bet. Raise. All-In. Damn the River!


Once there was 'happily ever after.'
I no longer regret that I have no quote, quip or anecdote to share with my countrymen... how about all y'all?
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"I'll pay you back," he assured.
Ian
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Ian
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"Fifty large. Okay, he's a goner."
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First you live, then you are.
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danielnoah
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"Whatever he's paying - I'll double it."
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happyinyournappy
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He was kind; they didn't know.
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Brendan_M_Burns
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This is much harder than haiku.
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theghost
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This is my favorite. I could actually build a story around this believe it or not.
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ThaddeusRMcGillicutty
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A dancer dances, then she falls.

Ladies and gentlemen, A MASTERPIECE! :-P
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Brendan_M_Burns
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"What happens if I push this?"
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mae-V
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I'm poisoned.
Her body's cold.
Forgive...
#Play tasty!#
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swimmer
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A man falls off the path
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Bulldozer destroys town; driver commits suicide.

Katrina floods New Orleans; thousands die.

Blizzard buries state; snow strands hundreds.

Village floods; baby born on rooftop.



Is it cheating if I used to write newspaper headlines?
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Noir
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I died yesterday. "Where's the light?"
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Noir wrote:
I died yesterday. "Where's the light?"




Noir - that one's awesome! Love it.
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Fire surrounds me. Did I survive?
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Mine is... Easter Bunny is an alien experiment.
"Adventure is worthwhile in itself" -- Amelia Earhart
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