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6 WORD STORIES

Jan 17, 2020 and ongoing

The most famous version of this 6 word story concept is attributed to Ernest Hemingway, who deservedly won a bet with this gem. Tragedy, sorrow encapsulated in 6 words.


For sale: baby shoes. Never worn.


Obviously this is impossible to beat as it’s the yardstick all others are measured against, but I can try for fun. Again, they veer towards the macabre and depressing.

Six word stories: Work

You’re not pregnant. It’s stomach cancer.



“We’re having a shower?” “Bewegung. Jetzt!” (Move. Now!)



He died rich, cold and alone.



“I love you, please don’t.” Bang.



Your baby survived. Your wife, however…

Six word stories: Text
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