“You are somebody’s sunshine. Burn bright.” The Best Six-Word Memoirs of the Week

The sun guides our days and influences our lives. As daylight hours wane and winter sets in, this week’s Sixes showcase our intrigue with the sun. It can be a figurative beacon (“You are somebody’s sunshine; burn bright.”), a literal

“cold fingers are worse than autocorrect!”—The Best Six-Word Memoirs Of The Week

You don’t need to be a Game of Thrones fan to know: Winter Is Coming. This week, Sixers across the country bonded over the big chill. Most lamented the cold front (“Acclimatization unlikely. Extreme cold warrants hibernation.”) and it’s early-to-the-party

“Swam in mud. Recovered inner lotus.”—The Best Six-Word Memoirs Of The Week

There’s something about the nature of change—whether it’s time passing, relationships evolving, or perspectives shifting—that effects us deeply. This week, Sixers shared their insights on change in its most intimate and reflective iteration: personal growth. From the playful (“Why not

“Everything went silent when we kissed.”—The Best Six-Word Memoirs Of The Week

Ah, love. It’s one of life’s greatest mysteries, greatest joys, and greatest struggles. This week’s Sixes explored the many sides of love—from its divine, transformative powers (“Everything went silent when we kissed”), to its complicated, digital-age iterations (“Jumped on Tinder

“Inhaling this moment: my favorite drug.” The Best Six-Word Memoirs Of The Week

Sixing can be a meditative act. Reflecting on life’s complexities using very few words requires diligence, patience, and a keen eye on what really matters—a few deep breaths help, too. Many Sixers embrace this Zen-like simplicity. This week, some writers

“I often mix metaphors with vodka.” The Best Six-Word Memoirs Of The Week

Many think of Six Words as a safe place to divulge their gluttonous habits. This week, the sweet stuff was the poison of choice for some Sixers (“Diet police lenient, bribed with chocolate”), while others opted for something stronger (“I