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.

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Folded the pain and stored it.

by Wench on April 28, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

But I always seem to need something up in the attic. So I go up, rooting around, and trip over it. It falls out of the closet. It tumbles off the shelf. And then there it is, all unraveled and I take it in my hands and slowly try to fold it up again.


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