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.

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Jul 29, 2015
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About Six-Word Questions

Six Word Memoirs brings you an entirely new kind of six-word experience: Six-Word Questions. This is the place to pose a question to the Six Word community from, "What are your favorite Six-Word quotations" to challenging members to pen Six-Word Obituaries to the recently departed to Six-Word jokes and any other Six-Word question you can dream up. You can even request that the responses be in six words. Everyone has a question—what's yours?

 
 
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Illinois Central. Exotic destinations, like Moline.

Near the outer acreage of my parents' farm ran a rail line operated by the legendary midwest rail interest, Illinois Central. As a boy, I knew the line's schedule by heart. My siblings and I would often race across the corn rows, not an easy task at all given the resisting sharp leaves, hard stalks and ears, to give a...
 

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