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.

So give six a try—and make your words count.


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Little Man learns how to clap.

by Wench on December 31, 2012   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr


This, while we were applauding him for figuring out how to use the oven mitt puppet. Apparently, he liked clapping, because he started up right away and was amazed and delighted with his new discovery!


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