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.

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"Why do things happen to me?"

by treehugger on June 25, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

Said a loved one today after he backed into the mailbox. It made me chuckle (to myself, no sense rubbing salt in the wound). I can safely assume that had it been me that backed into the mailbox, he wouldn't have seen it as something that happened "to me"...


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