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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Sun soaked bricks burning my butt.

by MO_Thoughts2 on July 9, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

Midwestern summer ...temps over 100 today. I went outside at lunch to read. The chairs under the tree were taken and I really wanted a few minute of quiet anyhow. So I sat down on the retaining wall by the side door. Yikes ... it was hot. Not unbearable, but a bit uncomfortable.


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