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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Bullet proof smart boards, not dumb.

by notjustagirlintheworld on February 6, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

My 12 year old reported that classrooms were now being equipped with bullet proof smart board which could double as a shield in case of gunfire. This may be an urban legend but the fact that my baby boy is even thinking about it makes me sad and mad.


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