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:
Dean Koontz - Strangers

My favorite story of all time is:
Anna Karenina. Weird right? Who woulda thunk it.

In bed I like to read:
mysteries, thrillers, historic fiction

Besides SMITH, I read stories at:
WHAT?! There are other places?

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?
35 years of fighting the enemy within only to realize I was only fighting with the me I was meant to become.

distracted1’s Latest Memoir of 53

“Seeing hungry children breaks my heart.”

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