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.

More than half a million short stories have been shared here. Read more about six.

So give six a try—and make your words count.


Six Word Memoirs




Member since December 22, 2011


Right now, I'm reading:
Pick a number, any number...

My favorite story of all time is:

In bed I like to read:
Auster and/Carver.

Besides SMITH, I read stories at:
The Rumpus The Awl Tin House Magazine Bathroom walls, discarded letters and shopping lists, preschool crayon drawings, etc.

MsRoche’s Latest Memoir of 53

“Woefully happy here with the moon.”

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