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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Message in sand left intact, untouched

by jl333 on March 3, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

I have a picture to go along with this memoir, from last weekend when I wrote a message to my Mom (in heaven), in the sand. I took a picture today, to show that it was still there, in the sand, intact and untouched! However, I'm afraid the picture will be upside down if I try posting it.


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