According to legend in the 1920’s Ernest Hemingway was challenged to write a complete story in just six words, and he answered the challenge with- “For sale: baby shoes, never used.”

Whether the Hemingway legend is true or not hasn’t deterred interest in the idea of telling a story limited to six words. Web sites and books are filled with six word stories and memoirs.

Smith Magzine

The website posts new stories on a regular basis.

NPR has a gallery of six-word memoirs

One my personal favorites –

Static geographically; travelled SO far emotionally.