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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Plane number 7,378,398 just flew over.

by thesagittarian12 on March 3, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

Okay. Slight exaggeration. I'm under Sydney Airport's flightpath and about 10 miles directly south of that incredibly busy air terminal. You learn to accept the noise from the aircraft as just part of the aural landscape but, for some reason, I feel like I've noticed ever... single... plane today.


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