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.

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inherited dads wallet and accompanying hole.

by Inhale_brevity on September 5, 2012   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

My father was enamored with life but couldn't hold on to money or any other 'thing' but love. I have his wallet and since he died I've become more spontaneous, irrational, filled with the world's beauty. But also with his restlessness am the loss of him.


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