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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Surely they'll understand why I'm late

by jl333 on February 21, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

Too busy scrolling through posted memoirs, and now I'm running late for jury duty. I'm sure they've heard every excuse in the book. But this will probably be a first for them.


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