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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Fell asleep on his Papa's chest.

by Wench on October 6, 2012   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

My husband doesn't get as many sweet moments like that as I do. It was so precious to watch our sweet little boy, draped in a blanket and nestled into the crook of Papa's arm, sleepily playing with fingers twice the length of his as his eyes drooped into a sweet, snuggly slumber.


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