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:
"Love Does" written by Bog Goff

My favorite story of all time is:
"La Casa de los Espiritus" (Allende)

In bed I like to read:
No books in bed, better sleep

Besides SMITH, I read stories at:
Friends' blogs, international news, Barnes & Noble.

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?
Always falling for the wrong person

What six words would I tell my teen self if I could go back in time?
Please don't take peer pressure, ever!

The song that encapsulates the soundtrack of my life is?
"Todo a Pulmon" by Alejandro Lerner

If I could have one person read my writing on SMITH it would be?
The person who will publish me

simondc’s Latest Memoir of 22

“Wherever you are, I'm still waiting.”

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