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:
Horde by Ann Aguirre

My favorite story of all time is:
The Book Thief by Markus Zusak. Or Looking for Alaska by John Green.

In bed I like to read:

Besides SMITH, I read stories at:

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?
People complaining to me about their (probably superficial) problems.

What six words would I tell my teen self if I could go back in time?
Sleep's better than staying up studying.

If I could have one person read my writing on SMITH it would be?
My freshman English teacher; she's the bomb.

leelee.is.me’s Latest Memoir of 42

“Disease: caring too much and often.”

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