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.

More than half a million short stories have been shared here and on SmithTeens. Read more about six.

So give six a try—and make your words count.


Six Word Memoirs


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Right now, I'm reading:

My favorite story of all time is:
...the story I'm living now which is happily ever afterting.!

In bed I like to read:
Historical Literature of all types, Novels, poetry, plays.

Besides SMITH, I read stories at:
Everywhere, Anywhere, I devour the written word.like myraid pieces of popcorn .

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?
Eloquent Elegant Elf endlessly exudes Enthusiasm.

FeyFox’s Latest Memoir of 142

“Life's lessons learned from the wind.”

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