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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Sep 24, 2016
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"Pull up, pull down," he says, "open them wide, come on, baby girl, you have nothing to hide." She hesitates, her big, blue eyes staring up, questioning him. Trembling, she replies, "Mommy said to keep my clothes down. Mommy told me not to let boys look up my skirt." He laughs. "Oh, honey," he whispers. "I'm not a boy. I'm...
 

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