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 May 21, 2012


Right now, I'm reading:
Stories by O'Henry.

My favorite story of all time is:
The Phantom Tollbooth.

In bed I like to read:
my iPad

Besides SMITH, I read stories at:

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?
I like something - and the store quits carrying it, the network cancels the show, the restaurant quits offering it....

What six words would I tell my teen self if I could go back in time?
Don't worry about what people think.

The song that encapsulates the soundtrack of my life is?
Ready to Take a Chance Again

If I could have one person read my writing on SMITH it would be?
You! (doesn't that make you feel really special?)

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