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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Seemed like camping. I hate camping.

by marymc on October 6, 2012   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

Lafayette Apple Festival craft show. Sat in a tent, in the rain, freezing my ass off, bored out of my skull. Get to do it again tomorrow. Someone shoot me. Please.


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