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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Godzilla. Drive-in. Popcorn. Summertime nostalgia recipe.

by L2L3 on June 5, 2014   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

It doesn't have to be cinematic cerebralism to be a whole bunch of fun. I love our local drive-in. $7 double feature. Bring your own popcorn...or dinner. Hell, bring the dog. Stay in the car or sack out in a sleeping bag on the grass. Kids run around with mitts and balls before dusk sets in. Decades peel away.


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