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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Lyrically interchanging "heart" and "fart." Pre-pubescently-funny.

by three-monkeys on July 20, 2012   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

Ok, I know I am really reaching for a laugh here, but this is funny. Seriously. Try it with Phil Collins' "Hold on my Heart," or Bonnie Raitt's "Have a Heart." My sister and I used to play this game...never fails to elicit a real laugh from me. Yes, I'm gross and that's why karma is paying me back with being a mother of only boys.


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