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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Break up. Break down. Break through.

by Sheba on April 14, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

Separation from the one I loved resulted in a period of sadness, regret and essential self questioning, which led me to the realization that the separation was the break I needed to rise to a new level of personal growth in all aspects of my life. It was an essential exposure, as is the case of the underground orchid; when the top soil was removed the true me was revealed to myself and the world.


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