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.

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A summer of reflection, writing, healing...

by PoeticallyPondering9 on May 25, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

Life has really eaten me up the past year; and as for the taste of reality: I revile it. I just want to spit it out and spray it with Lysol and then douse it in nine spoonfulls of sugar. Perhaps then, the flavor won't rot so wretchedly on my tongue... But, anyways, this summer is my break from it all: my chance to heal from all the pain, reflect upon all that has happened, and write as if all my life depended on it; for, in all truth, it does...


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