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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Sick + School = major tragedy.

by leelee.is.me on February 10, 2014   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

I scribble senselessly on my precalc homework, desperately trying to memorize formulas for the test tomorrow before switching to AP US and all the while, my nose runs and I rub it tirelessly, a box and a half of tissues already used.


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