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 Things They Carried by Tim O' Brien

My favorite story of all time is:
The Great Gatsby

In bed I like to read:
Any good, magical story, but mostly I prefer to write. :).

Besides SMITH, I read stories at:
Almost anywhere

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?
Love meets Betrayal, Betrayal meets the Page, and I attract the crazies!

What six words would I tell my teen self if I could go back in time?
Refuse the seduction of the forbidden...

The song that encapsulates the soundtrack of my life is?
Warrior by Demi Lovato

If I could have one person read my writing on SMITH it would be?
My Mommy. :).

PoeticallyPondering9’s Latest Memoir of 46

“Death by your hand, I favor...”

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