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 know cops eat popcorn"

by jl333 on June 22, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

This was said by a 5 year old boy at a Relay for Life Event. The boy was shocked...kind of like when a kid sees a teacher at the store or a restaurant. They tend to forget that they are people too!


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