A Very Quiet Six Word Story


The Invisible Man was shy too.

We’ll Call it Good At Six Words

Maybe not so much ‘stories’, but here are some six word ‘thoughts’.  Or “general observations of the world done briefly’.  Or ‘end of the week, have to scream”

Aisle blocked! Look at other stuff.

Monday arrived like a bear attack.

Spreadsheets starting to look all alike.

Unknown caller goes to voice mail.

Door knock better mean pizza delivery.

Camera roll full of deep regret.

He forgot the chore list. Mistake.

Dropped knife. Don’t scream; children sleeping.

Surprise beep! Forgot about enabled notifications.

Neighbor’s dog poo’d on my yard.

Black out curtains have a problem?

Book shelf read. Hit the store.

The beast was bigger than imagined.

He entered the room to stares.


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Six Word Tales -The Parenting Edition

Six Word Stories with a theme! Tonight’s tales have lot to offer.  You’ll laugh, cry, ponder and…read.  Enjoy the text that is ahead.  Thanks for stopping by and reading.  Six word sentence intro is tough.


Yesterday’s beloved food? No longer liked.

Parent: Kleenex to trashcan intermediary unit.

Every week the same tiny laundry.

The silence was horrifying, but welcome.

Childhood’s end arrived with cries anew.

Fun new game; find new allergies!

“Mom? Dad?” Movie finished before Mommy.

New belief: nursery rhymes deserve censorship.

“Let them fight” is sound advice.

Silence. Crash. Scamper. “Come quick!”

Taught a human how to pee.

Sugar crash is a welcome thing.

Think you’ve had enough coffee? Wrong.

Awake before the sun. Thanks, son.

Baby pictures to remember the ease.

Let’s watch the movie 5000 times!

Should we teach them maniacal laughter?

“No candy for breakfast” on repeat.

“That’s not how mom makes it.”

Dare: watch ’em play video games.

Everything is sticky all the time.


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Six Words at a Time

Six word story for the sixth day of the month!  In the year 20SIXteen? Coincidence?

Probably just Sudafed induced ramblings actually.  Let’s get to it!

Jumping over the moon? Unlikely, Cow. Continue reading

This Post is Just Six Words Long

The joy of six words at a time. Mini stories here we come!

Fast food wrapper, so fast forgotten.

The chimpanzee gave pretty fair warning.

Clock watchers watching clocks clock watches.

Web surfing through the night; classic.

Justifiably, the parents hid the remote.

Overdue library book; guilt for eternity.

The egg-salad gave pretty fair warning.

Sitting down; for a mobile game.

Bon Jovi is just not good.  <-not a story, just need to express this as often as possible.

Hungry hippos arrived; left well fed.

If marshmallow prices get any higher…

Study abroad provided many unspeakable stories.

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Short Stories Again

A long time ago (February) I wrote a bunch of six word stories and have long meant to get back to the idea.  It is quite fun working within such a limit.  But I procrastinate; all the time.  <- There’s one! Does that count? I’m counting it.

Let’s try some more: Continue reading

Short Stories

I spend far too much time on the web and keep seeing blogs, Twitter, NPR, middle school English classes probably; everywhere I look there are four to six word stories.  They are amazing! Brevity of language used to illicit strong emotion and create vivid imagery.  Quite a skill and the masters of the medium are artists.

I am not.  Here now, my take on the six word story. Continue reading