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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Walking through rain washed anxieties away.

by mzejay on March 31, 2014   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

I took a walk in the rain today. As I marveled at a transformed wet world, I took a deep breath. Then another and another. I inhaled the sweetly scented dampness and exhaled the stress I have been carrying around today. Topped it all off with a freshly brewed pot of green tea just for myself.


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