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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No son needed. Still raising husband.

by lgp120 on August 4, 2012   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

As the mother of three daughters, I have often been asked if I wanted a son. My stock answer has always been, ""No. I'm still raising my husband," which always got a laugh or two. So I decided to morph it into my latest sixer!!


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