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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Missing genes showed up in laundry.

by canadafreeze on July 1, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

I recently watched Sarah Polley's, "Stories We Tell". It's a documentary about family ties, parentage, and what really matters in the end. Mostly, it is about family stories. Everyone may know the "story", but each person owns their own piece of the story.

Fascinating and personal. It really spoke to me.


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