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.

So give six a try—and make your words count.


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Right now, I'm reading:
Six Words

My favorite story of all time is:
love story

In bed I like to read:

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?

What six words would I tell my teen self if I could go back in time?
your younger ME was always YOU! Backstory; actually my teen self told me when i went back to ..... i look left n saw ME my younger ME my responsible ME who thought of older me. she didn't wanna overwhelm me in my future when i came back to begin again

The song that encapsulates the soundtrack of my life is?
all these roads aren't made gold

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

mychele’s Latest Memoir of 7

“i love that he found love”

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