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.


Six Word Memoirs


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Right now, I'm reading:
The Little Paris Bookshop by Nina George

My favorite story of all time is:
"Aglaglagl" by Bruce Holland Rogers and "Three-Second Angels" by Judd Hampton

In bed I like to read:
Engaging novels

Besides SMITH, I read stories at:
50-Word Stories

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?
Trusting too much and too easily

What six words would I tell my teen self if I could go back in time?
Hold fast to who you are.

The song that encapsulates the soundtrack of my life is?
"Not a Pretty Girl"

If I could have one person read my writing on SMITH it would be?
Ani DiFranco

Kalyanii’s Latest Memoir of 124

“I'm moving toward the anger phase.”

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