Below are a collection of six word stories compiled by Dave Eggers in his 2007 book, The Best American Non-Required Reading. The most famous six word story was written by Ernest Hemingway: For sale: baby shoes, never used.
Wanted world, got world plus lupus.
Mistakenly kills kitten. Fears anything delicate.
Bad brakes discovered at high speeds.
Scarred by 911; helped by penguins.
Ex-wife and contractor have new house.
Wasn’t born a redhead; fixed that.
Hugged some trees, then burned them.
Fears commitment, debt. Attracts spouse, house.