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:
The Secret Thoughts of an Unlikely Convert by Rosaria Butterfield.

My favorite story of all time is:
The Hobbit.

In bed I like to read:
a chapter before falling asleep.

Besides SMITH, I read stories at:
the library.

What six words would I tell my teen self if I could go back in time?
Hang on: SSRI's soon become available.

The song that encapsulates the soundtrack of my life is?
Damn this Traffic Jam by James Taylor

If I could have one person read my writing on SMITH it would be?
my son

Queen_Mab’s Latest Memoir of 111

“I missed my appointment with destiny.”

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