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:
I'm desperately seeking for page-turning recommendations.

My favorite story of all time is:
The Alchemist by THE Paulo Coelho.

In bed I like to read:
Other's lives, glowing in 140 characters.

Besides SMITH, I read stories at:
Blurred lines between media and news.

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?
I will be remembered through infinities.

What six words would I tell my teen self if I could go back in time?
We're defined by every missed opportunity.

The song that encapsulates the soundtrack of my life is?
What goes around, comes back around.

If I could have one person read my writing on SMITH it would be?
Random connection who could elucidate life.

MrCurcio’s Latest Memoir of 7

“Teaching color in poetry today; rainbow.”

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