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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His death caused pain. Never him.

by DreamingGrace on November 5, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

My father's father committed suicide almost 5 years ago. He hurt not a soul in his life, but so many with his death. Everyone said it was his meds, or a stroke. We all HOPE that's what it was. But... What if it wasn't? Why didn't we see it? Whatever pain he was feeling.. Because of meds or otherwise. We all felt it with his death. With the circumstances of it. It changed all of us. And continues to.


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