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.

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Surprise found in bit of newspaper.

by mzejay on March 24, 2014   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

Found a scrap of newspaper on my desk this morning. My first thought was, someone forgot something. I opened it up and found a surprise. I asked my coworker and turns out it was a surprise for me. A lovely pair of earrings from the south of India. I'm still smiling.


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