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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Smiling hides my depression from everyone

by Pikagirl on November 15, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

My life has been hard ... I have lost a lot of people in my life... Been bullied... I'm a self harmer , and I don't tell anyone that I need help because I'm afraid to show them .. I think about suicide daily...


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