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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Seeing the beauty in Nature's wreckage.

by Knoxena on January 26, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

Driving passed a wooded area on my way to work this morning, I could see the broken and bent tree branches piled on top of one another. They looked like they were woven into an abstract mass. The bare branches glistening from the fresh snow the landed on them. Imagining the animals that are using this as a shelter on the cold winter...


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