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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Rudolph needs Nuvigil. Shift work disorder.

by Contemplative on November 23, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

Dear Santa, be a dear,

I’ve been nicer this year,

Less than naughty, so I think

Sent to nursing home, lost almost everything including kitchen sink

Only two episodes a day, improvement great

Santa, if you wait past 8PM, for snack, you’ll be too late

For though usually a doll, I can be a cookie monster for sure

Devouring negativity, vanilla almond milk, chocolate macadamia nuts - this I’ve done before

Gift exchange I do not believe in just one day

God granted me blessings, with gratitude I pray

Biggest wish, bad dreams vanish, lofty ones come true

Recover from Narcolepsy with Cataplexy, this I want in lieu.


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