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:
Assessing Writing; husband's expression; this form.

My favorite story of all time is:
Once upon a time; the end.

In bed I like to read:
Play the way my day went.

Besides SMITH, I read stories at:
Online journals, print journals, blogs baby!

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?
Something is broken, home or body.

What six words would I tell my teen self if I could go back in time?
Shut up, sit tight, don't worry.

The song that encapsulates the soundtrack of my life is?
The Dangling Conversation - Simon & Garfunkel

If I could have one person read my writing on SMITH it would be?
My mother before I was born.

H2point0’s Latest Memoir of 67

“He wasn't my father. Still crying.”

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