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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One year. One thought. Every day.

by HopeInPain on December 27, 2012   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

Rather than always feeling as though I have to keep a long journal, I'm going to try to record one thought - be it sentence, word, phrase, poem, memory, etc. - per day.

I have 5 entries from when I first had this idea two years ago. 6 days into the new year I was hospitalized and the journal remained empty.

This year, I will have 365 entries. And they will be wonderful. Or horrible. But they will all exist.


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