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:
A history textbook to get a headstart on next year.

Besides SMITH, I read stories at:
smithTEENS. I'm just an average girl.

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?
Usually song lyrics. Also used to describe the twilight series.

Justanothergirl’s Latest Memoir of 7

“It'd be nice to love myself.”

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