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:
Just finished, not reading anything now.

My favorite story of all time is:
That's a bit unfair isn't it?

In bed I like to read:
Whatever has caught my attention then.

Besides SMITH, I read stories at:
Uhhhh ... i read books sometimes. Ok not really.

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 life

What six words would I tell my teen self if I could go back in time?
i'm only nineteen, can't help much

The song that encapsulates the soundtrack of my life is?
I have not heard it yet.

If I could have one person read my writing on SMITH it would be?
Every single person on the planet, who is interested.

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