A Six-Word Memoir® is the story of your life—some part of it or all of it—told in exactly
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
More than half a million short stories have
been shared here and on SmithTeens.
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My memoir students are reading David Small's Stitches right now, and we had the most engaging conversation about the chapter "I was Eleven" today. It made me think of the SMITH community and how much I'd love to meet your 11 year old selves.