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.

So give six a try—and make your words count.


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Cool night air kissing scented skin.

by accidentaltourist on May 6, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

Spring days spent clearing beds and planting flowers. Putting out patio furniture; clearing away winter's fallout of dried leaves and wind-driven refuse....daydreaming about barbecues yet to be. At the end of a long, hard-working day, a long soak in a tub of fragrant bubbles, followed by a peaceful sleep beneath an open window.

Welcome, spring.


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