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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A world ends. The world responds

by Staraj on May 20, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

Tornadoes, hurricanes, earthquakes, fires, floods, eruptions. So-called "natural" disasters wreak supernatural havoc. And yet, human beings have displayed amazing resiliency in the face of such tragedies for a million years. We mourn. We pick up the pieces. We pick each other up.

The Earth is one planet. The world is all of us.


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