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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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Perfect morning: coffee, open window, solitude

by liberata on August 18, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

OK ... here's a secret: this morning I played hookey from meeting for worship and stayed home to write to online penpals and catch up with other writing. Sometimes even silent Quaker worship does not satisfy my need for quiet.


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