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A Six Word Story

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There’s spring in the air. The snowdrops have inspired this piece.

This is the shortest form of the story based on Ernest Hemmingway’s creation- ‘For sale: Baby shoes. Never worn.’

Another is ‘All those pages in the fire.’ —Janet Burroway Fellow writers may connect with this last one!

WILLIAM FAULKNER famously said that a novelist is a failed short story writer, and a short story writer is a failed poet. Hemingway, with his creation of the six-word story, combined poetry and drama into a short form that has grown in popularity while remaining difficult to achieve.

Here’s my attempt- ‘Eventually, time heals after the crash.’

Does it work for you?

Please, feel free to comment.

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