Had lunch with a buddy I hadn't seen in awhile yesterday, and as part of our mutual catching up I mentioned this site, writing regularly again, and my ongoing love the haiku form, and he reminded me of something I'd heard before (I believe from him, actually) but had forgotten: The six word story.
You can read more about it here, including this most famous example by Hemingway:
For sale: baby shoes, never worn.
It's not easy, not even close.
Here's my attempt from this morning sitting in the sauna after my "Weapons of Mass Contruction" workout.1
Pink-slipped: "attitude." Slamming exit crosses t's.
I'll leave to you to tell me if you I successfully told you a story. I thought I had another version on the same theme but realized it was 7 words when I typed it and couldn't get it to 6. Like I said, it's deceptively difficult.
1Don't laugh. It really works.