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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Are white shoes ok before Easter?

by LeeLee485 on March 21, 2012   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

Ok, so I'm from Alabama where etiquitte is almost a law. When I was growing up, my mother never, EVER, under any circumstances let me wear white shoes before Easter. Is that an antiquated custom or does it still hold true? It's really warm and I don't have any black flats...


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