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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I will ask for a song.

by accidentaltourist on January 9, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

Spent the afternoon updating my iTunes in anticipation of making a few new playlists for dancing and traveling. Skipping through my downloads, I found some very old recordings by a friend, added to my library years ago. Hearing that familiar voice, while humming along to the well-known tunes, I felt a sense of longing to hear them played again for me in person....it's been a very long time.

If I ask nicely, what's the worst that can happen?


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