Grief In Six Words

Individual narratives about grief and loss are detailed, nuanced, complex and ongoing. Each grieving person has a unique story to tell, with a past, present, and future. The thought of telling these stories in their entirety, for many, can seem impossibly overwhelming.

This is why the challenge of choosing the perfect six words to tell your grief story can be so freeing. The six-word story is unassuming, uncomplicated, manageable, and yet surprisingly powerful.

Like the six-word story, this website is simple. Here’s what you can do:

  • Share your own six-word story about grief
  • Read six-word stories submitted by other visitors
  • Show appreciation for six-word stories by clicking on the heart below the entries that most resonate with you.