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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My favorite story of all time is:
Trying to please everybody - from my grade three reader. author unkown.

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?
The Alchemist by Paul Coelho because all we need is closer to us than we know and the Diary of Anne Frank because she saw the beauty of the world in a tiny piece of sky

What six words would I tell my teen self if I could go back in time?
Believe in yourself. You were right.

The song that encapsulates the soundtrack of my life is?
Bright side of the road - Van Morrison

oopsalittle’s Latest Memoir of 1473

“It's enough to keep me satisfied.”

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