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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Apr 28, 2017
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I've said far more than six.

I'm a writer. Words flow through my blood. Brevity is a luxury I can't afford. I am cursed with a silver tongue, that transmogrifies to lead in the quickest of ways when I'm faced with the prospect of real life. And the silver linings in real life line my tongue and spring from my throat in a nascent tale dancing...
 

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