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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School called. Two hours in...

by MO_Thoughts2 on January 31, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

My daughter managed to staple her finger with a stapler gun in Theatre class. Not a tiny paper staple, but a construction type staple gun. The doctor was able to pull it out, stop the bleeding and bandage her up. Her left middle finger will be sore for a few days, but she's OK.


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