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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Eats burnt toast AND moldy bread.

by accidentaltourist on July 19, 2012   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

Also skips breakfast cereal when there isn't enough milk, leaves the last donut for "someone else," and makes pancakes for dinner when someone is nursing a headcold, sprained ankle, or broken heart. The "virtues" a mother posseses.


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