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:
Joyce Carol Oates Where are you going, where have you been? Or, Junot Daiz's The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao.

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?
Random thoughts and word association. With a photo finish.

LittlestBudd’s Latest Memoir of 69

“Long time no write. I suck.”

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