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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He CAN'T believe I love him.

by seablue on August 14, 2010   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

We met when I was 19....It's been almost 14 years and he still doesn't understand that I love him. His story is only his to tell but I HATE his family and really wish he could too. I have cried an ocean of tears. I travel to see him when I can't take it anymore. I'm moving out there next year.


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