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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Ending up comforting them, getting tired.

by DynamicDbytheC on March 3, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

Mourning is a tricky thing. I like time to sit and mourn with James who was soothing to me. I feel like he is here and calming. He never liked emotion, drama or sadness. I loved my alpha male.


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