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:
Home Studies from my workers....

My favorite story of all time is:
Here if you need me by: Kate Braestrup

In bed I like to read:
Inspiring quotes

Besides SMITH, I read stories at:
The bookstore!

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?
Everything deciding to fall apart all at the same time..

What six words would I tell my teen self if I could go back in time?
read, write, study, boys can wait

The song that encapsulates the soundtrack of my life is?
On the Wing ~ Owl City

If I could have one person read my writing on SMITH it would be?
My son

freespirit1823’s Latest Memoir of 12

“arranging the pieces always one missing”

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