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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The front row seat to death.

by PalliativeDoctor on May 26, 2014   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

As a hospice/palliative care physician, I am honored to enter peoples' lives when life is leaving. I witness such love and courage, and hear of things that really matter in life. It is humbling and defining of the true essence of life.


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