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.

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In bed I like to read:
I don't read in bed!

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?
Falling, and getting back up again and again.

What six words would I tell my teen self if I could go back in time?
Life isn't difficult now; just wait!

The song that encapsulates the soundtrack of my life is?
"A New Life" off the Jekyll and Hyde soundtrack. I try to remember that each day is a brand new life.

StephanieTor’s Latest Memoir of 395

“Twenty-five years after suicide, remembering Dad.”

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