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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Member since April 10, 2014


Right now, I'm reading:
Harley Quinn

My favorite story of all time is:
The Raven

In bed I like to read:
Comic Books

Besides SMITH, I read stories at:
Gunnerkrigg Court, The bright Side comic... I like webcomics.

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 making ignorant assumptions about me

What six words would I tell my teen self if I could go back in time?
Too early to say.

The song that encapsulates the soundtrack of my life is?
Where Is My Mind--Pixies

If I could have one person read my writing on SMITH it would be?
Anyone with similar stories.

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“This is my only way out.”

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