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 longest second of your life?

by Jugggler on July 2, 2014   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

Several times I have taken a six-hour long exam after studying for many months. The exams are all given on computers, and when you finish your last question, you click on a button and a second later (although it seems like it's about 10 minutes) your Pass/Fail results pop up on the screen. Agonizing.


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