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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Mary, Tent needs artistic touch. -L.

by L2L3 on June 30, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

Greetings from a tent in the northern woods. Few mosquitoes. Lovely sunset. Restrooms not so bad for pit toilets. No bear sightings but cooler's locked in the car anyway. Sand dunes and canoeing down the river tomorrow. There's still time if you can pack quickly. Hurry!


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