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:
a book about Mark Twain and his love of FOOD.

My favorite story of all time is:
Tale of Two Cities

In bed I like to read:

Besides SMITH, I read stories at:
Non-Fiction in SMITHsonian

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?
Love my job but spend too much time loving my job.

sherijberi’s Latest Memoir of 11

“You're wearing that? ugly or chilly?”

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