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:
Mama Day by Gloria Naylor

My favorite story of all time is:
Leslea Newman, "She Loves Me, She Loves Me Not"

In bed I like to read:
Whatever is on the bedside stand.

Besides SMITH, I read stories at:
Nowhere, yet.

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?
Intuitive medium finds clue....LOL.

What six words would I tell my teen self if I could go back in time?
You're not broken. You're perfectly imperfect.

The song that encapsulates the soundtrack of my life is?
"When I Said I Do" by Clint Black

If I could have one person read my writing on SMITH it would be?
Maya Angelou from the other side of the veil. This side? Jimmy Carter.

HippieGirl’s Latest Memoir of 233

“She kept photos I'd never seen.”

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