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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Everything trembled as she stormed away.

by jujkathleen on March 7, 2014   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

I often leave to go to school in quite a huff most mornings and when i slam the door angrily, I can see the windows shake, hear the house shake, and feel the ground shake. I will not go on being ignored. I will not keep pretending everything is okay. I long to be heard. But they're never listening.


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