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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Six Word Memoirs


Member since January 30, 2012


Right now, I'm reading:

My favorite story of all time is:
A Million Little Pieces and subsequent My Friend Leonard both by James Frey

In bed I like to read:
Sixes on my Iphone

Besides SMITH, I read stories at:
Huff Post, Toronto Star

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?
Murphy's Law - with EVERYTHING

What six words would I tell my teen self if I could go back in time?
Insecurity lasts a lifetime. Stop it.

The song that encapsulates the soundtrack of my life is?
"Sail Away" ~ David Gray

If I could have one person read my writing on SMITH it would be?
Someone who cares to read it (and who can handle curse words)

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