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.

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Haven't been Right since you Left.

by wordofwade on September 3, 2012   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

The above sentiment means many things to me. The You who Left could be: Hope. Desire. A person. The girl in High School Calc who used to whisper answers into my ear, but one day went missing. My Father, with whom I shared a relational mix of ambivalence & Love. My hairline. My daimonic muse....


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