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 mother died suddenly in late 2011 of heart failure on my watch. It was just her and I at home that night, neither of us expecting something like this. Thank God for CPR training and a cool head, but she still slipped away, beneath my own hands.