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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Problem: can't fly. Solution: remove anchor.

by writtenvoice on January 18, 2014   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

I've been desperately trying to be positive and truly embrace life and everything in it - 'flying' - but something has been weighing me down, like a dark cloud hanging over me and telling me that it would just be better to go back to bed today - depression is my 'anchor'.

Now just to resolve the issue of how to go about kicking depression once and for all...


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