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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Proceeding solo. Bar set too high.

by DynamicDbytheC on March 3, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

I didn't say proceeding alone, I am surrounded by friends and love. He was a one of a kind. Our Oriental neighbor said, "you were twins."
Photo. A generous gift from James for my 50th birthday. Riding through the Blueridge Mountains of Virginia. James died 18 days before his 50th birthday.


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