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:
Heaps of fanfiction!

My favorite story of all time is:
Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson

In bed I like to read:
The words scrolling across my eyelids.

Besides SMITH, I read stories at:

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?
The kid next to me wouldn't shut up.

What six words would I tell my teen self if I could go back in time?
Everything will be different. Carry on.

The song that encapsulates the soundtrack of my life is?
Teen Idle by Marina and the Diamonds

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

izzyhindle’s Latest Memoir of 347

“Walks at dawn in unknown air.”

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