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 and on SmithTeens. Read more about six.

So give six a try—and make your words count.

X CLOSE

Six Word Memoirs
Social Buttons Facebook Twitter Tumblr Pinterest YouTube

SIX WORD » QUESTIONS

Give to homeless on the corner?

by MO_Thoughts2 on June 23, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr


We live in an area quite a few miles out in the suburbs almost country ... (25 miles west is a city and 65 miles east is another city with a handful of small towns in between) so we rarely have people standing at an intersection holding a sign. Today my son (16) and I ran into town and on the way home there was an older weathered man on the corner with a sign saying he was hungry. My son pointed him out and said we needed to help him, but we were in the wrong lane and the light was green. So we turned around and circled back. I only had $1 cash, but we had a gift card with $12 on it for Wal Mart (which was within site of the corner). He seemed truly appreciative of it. Hopefully he will buy himself something to eat and maybe some clean socks.

Do you give to the street people ? Why or why not?

COMMENTS

 
Six Word Memoirs Logo
Powered by Smith Magazine