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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Like stars, her eyes stare wittingly.

by Amapola on May 12, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

Just met my 15-month old niece Carla. Wished I could post a photo but my brother and his wife appreciate privacy and I respect their wishes.

This six is only one way to describe what you would see if you met her. Her eyes have everything you need to surrender: just imagine seeing a brand new universe staring right in your face, with a big smile and a witty face. That's my lovely niece Carla, who already hijacked my dreams, filling me with faith in a new world.


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