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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Came out of the closet today.

by marymc on March 16, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

We're in NYC. Tiny hotel room. Hubby has a bad cold, but needs to be on his feet and selling 10 hours each day. If I'd stayed in the bed I would have killed him, so besides the shower, the only place I could sleep was the closet.


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