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. Read more about six.

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


Six Word Memoirs


Member since April 22, 2010


Right now, I'm reading:

My favorite story of all time is:
...April 29th,1992...

In bed I like to read:
...the back of my eyelids...

Besides SMITH, I read stories at:
Another perception. Another dimension.

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?
...shocking, plain shocking.

What six words would I tell my teen self if I could go back in time?
Slow down, read up, write like no one's reading.

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