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.

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Glass slipper broke. Wearing flip-flops, instead.

by canadafreeze on June 25, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

Glass slipper broke. Picking out shards.
Glass slipper broke. Bought new sandals.
Glass slipper broke. Fantasy wearing thin.
Glass slipper broke. Princess gene slipping.
Glass slipper broke. Tripped over prince.

Feel free to doodle with my six:-)


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