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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Just weather the storm..together, forever

by sisterpoet on June 23, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

Everyone in my family is "in" on the six word memoir band wagon. At our wedding, there were table cards made by my seventh graders. On one side was words of advice and on the other the table number. My dad shouted out when this was announced "Are they six word memoirs?". So when it came time to sign the picture book, he did so in six word style and wrote : " just weather the storm, together, forever"


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