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:
It's all over but the Shoutin' by Rick Bragg

My favorite story of all time is:

In bed I like to read:

Besides SMITH, I read stories at:
Fort Worth Star Telegram, The Column by John Garcia, Fort Worth Weekly

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?
I often feel like a Phoenix rising from the ashes. Music, writing and art pull me through all the tuff times and are the fluids that hydrate my life.

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