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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Daddy and I together planted gardens.

by JasperBloodstone on May 17, 2012   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

The only hope we have is our
children and the seeds we give them
and the gardens we plant together.

-- Richard Brautigan, 1968


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