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:
The Maltese Falcon

My favorite story of all time is:
"Why don't you dance"

In bed I like to read:
The Great Gatsby

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?
My family

What six words would I tell my teen self if I could go back in time?
Stick to it and have confidence

The song that encapsulates the soundtrack of my life is?
From Boulder to Birmingham

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

lk3’s Latest Memoir of 2

“Wished he said I love you”

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