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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Tears immediately came to my eyes

by jl333 on November 1, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

Two beautiful comments, from two separate people, in one day! One male friend said I was a carbon copy of my Mom, and another dear friend said she wishes my Mom could see me now...that she'd be proud of me. Both comments were heart felt and made tears come to my eyes immediately. Gosh I'm so emotional


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