I love these. Said to be originated by Ernest Hemingway when he wrote, “For sale: baby shoes, never worn.” Now it’s become a worldwide phenomenon, party game, and today’s blog entry. The New Yorker has a great article about it.
Here are some to get you thinking, then I want to see yours, folks!
Couldn’t cope so I wrote songs. ~ Aimee Mann
Joined Army. Came out. Got booted. ~ Johan Baumeister
Seventy years, few tears, hairy ears. ~ Bill Querengesser
Nobody cared, then they did. Why? ~ Chuck Klosterman
Extremely responsible, secretly longed for spontaneity. ~ Sabra Jennings
Some cross-eyed kid, forgotten then found. ~ Diana Welch
After Harvard, had baby with crackhead. ~ Robin Templeton
Revenge is living well, without you. ~ Joyce Carol Oates
Me see world! Me write stories! ~ Elizabeth Gilbert
Today mine is “Wanted to sleep late, but didn’t.”