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.

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Ice reflects greasy butter window light.

by Level1 on February 18, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

Actually it's the lake ice tonight that looked like greasy butter. The way the warm light spilled from the house across the lake onto the ice colored it in such a way it looked like butter on the verge of melting.


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