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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Aug 24, 2017
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Saturday afternoon visit became more meaningful.

While having lunch with my mom yesterday, a small group of individuals gathered in the square just outside the restaurant; maybe just 20 in all.
We were nervous at first, not knowing why they were gathering. We could see the American flag, but couldn't read what was written on the signs from our vantage point.
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