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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Dreamed six words. Lost them all.

by ADHDean on January 21, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

This has been happening nearly every night lately. I'll come up with a six-word memoir while I'm sleeping but as soon as I wake up, it's gone. It's driving me crazy, because I awake with the feeling that some of them are good- they're REALLY Dean deep down. Of course, they might be dreck, but the feeling is still there. Ugh.


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