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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Strangers are friends yet to meet.

by dougrose58 on February 10, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

My dad often got more mileage out of conversing with a stranger in a checkout line than with a friend he knew for 50 years. I loved that about him, and proudly carry on the tradition.


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