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.

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Inner boy loves speeding over leaves.

by ADHDean on October 23, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

One of my favorite activities in the fall is flying down narrow roads littered with colorful leaves. The sight of them scattering high in my wake has always given me a boyish thrill. Simple pleasures…


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