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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Enjoying excursions abroad my comfort zone

by Hedgehog on May 25, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

I had an honest discussion with a person that seemed almost totally different than me (gender, character, values, lifestyle, the past). One thing we had in common was the eagerness to share and learn our point of views without judging. Horizons widened. Doing some things that are agains my character (I'm rather introverted and egocentric) is quite illuminating.


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