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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Who's living inside, screaming to escape?

by Knoxena on May 23, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

When people look at me they see an old lady that's a bit crazy...but inside, I'm this just over twenty year old that wants to going dancing, go out with friends for a drink or a movie. Too bad nobody sees her...


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