A Six-Word Memoir® is the story of your life—some part of it or all of it—told in exactly six words.

In classrooms and boardrooms, churches and synagogues, veteran's groups and across the dinner table, Six-Word Memoirs have become a powerful tool to catalyze conversation, spark imagination or simply break the ice.

Here on Six Words, we offer a simple platform to share the short, sharp story of your life, as well as provide daily prompts to share your six-word takes on the topics of our times.

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Member since May 15, 2008


Right now, I'm reading:
Eats, Shoots and Leaves - it appears to be necessary

My favorite story of all time is:
One Hundred Years of Solitude

In bed I like to read:
The look on my husband's face.

If you were to throw up your hands in exasperation and yell "it's the story of my life," what would you be talking about?
Another bird would have just crapped on me.

Kristi_James’s Latest Memoir of 16

“He had me at Ciao Bella”

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