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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I didn't want those trees anyway.

by marymc on May 29, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

Freak storm. Tornado warnings. I lost 4 huge trees. They all fell, taking out one small section of fence. No other damage. It's a miracle, as they could have taken out any number of neighbor's fences, houses, cars....but not even a mailbox got touched. My tenants are moving in tomorrow. I'm grateful, but more than a lil shaken.


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