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:
Abraham Verghese, Stone for Cutting

My favorite story of all time is:
The Bluest Eye

In bed I like to read:

Besides SMITH, I read stories at:

What six words would I tell my teen self if I could go back in time?
Ignore him, keep walking, go home.

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

beatriceclay’s Latest Memoir of 62

“Wine fixes most things, start there.”

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