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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Right now, I'm reading:
Short quotes on Pinterest!

My favorite story of all time is:
Shawshank Redemption

In bed I like to read:
Inspirational material, quotes, positive affirmations.

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?
Running around in circles trying to get organized!

What six words would I tell my teen self if I could go back in time?
Follow your dreams, not their expectations!

The song that encapsulates the soundtrack of my life is?
Chasing Cars

If I could have one person read my writing on SMITH it would be?
my dad

YogiTechChick’s Latest Memoir of 107

“Love's a verb revealed in actions!”

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