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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Hearkening back to Saturday morning cartoons.

by illuminatrix on February 27, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

Back before I knew they were all just elaborately executed marketing campaigns for toys. Calvin and Hobbes with their chocolate-frosted sugar bombs, that's the perfect image for where I'm mentally time-traveling to right now. Back in the era of painstakingly parent-crafted innocence.


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