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 Moveable Feast by Ernest Hemmingway

The song that encapsulates the soundtrack of my life is?
Riders on the Storm by The Doors https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lS-af9Q-zvQ

If I could have one person read my writing on SMITH it would be?
Ask yourself that question silently. You will have your answer.

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“Six to one, six in all.”

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