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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My body's a temple…of doom.

by favepeep on April 2, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

Although I have a wacky health history that at times has taken scary turns, I try to have a sense of humor about it as much as possible. In the spirit of lightheartedness this memoir found the light of day.


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