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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Artful heart: love in mixed media.

by lillybrook on September 9, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

Olivia got an art easel as a belated birthday, back-to-school gift from her grandparents. Every night, paint spills from jars, markers uncap, chalk dusts, and crayon waxes every papered surface Liv can get her hands on: easel paper, printer paper, notecards, grocery receipts. My house is a rainbow of uninhibited creativity... and I couldn't love it more.


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