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By Senora Jane
A person's life can change quickly; and what you once knew, you may never know again. Jim lost so much that even simple conversation was valued above everything else.
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3 x murder attempts, homelessness, drug addiction, sexual abuse, built a successful company, divorce and hostile takeovers.
This is a poem about how we look away from the truth, simply because it's easier not to notice.
A young homeless mother, teaching her young son the do's and don'ts of the streets they live on.
The story of amnesia, smart manservants, dumb lords, overdosage, a musical number, jewels!, minor theft, homelessness, instructions, and a very good ending (that's not that good).
I was a bit crazy when I wrote this, reading the whole thing aloud in a Texan and British accent.
By Lionel Wyatt
The recollection of an incident which occurred on a metro platform; detailing the circumstances of a particularly painful failure on the author's part, and the fallout which followed.
Often in life we find ourselves in situations where we have extreme emotional experiences and it stays with us forever, however, when we try and explain this to someone else often a simple factual explanation doesn't cover it. This is a descriptive story of real events that concentrate on how...
By Sixteen Donut
Sterling Carson, a young squatter in Oakland, CA, falls in love... or so he thinks.
By Caroline Michaud
Poetry | Updated May 21, 2013 | Reads: 6 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
By Jonathan Mcquillan
This is loosely based on a real person in a town called Greenock on the West coast of Scotland.
He lives rough and is known to dine on rats, hence his nickname, The Catman.
Short Story | Updated Dec 23, 2012 | Reads: 15 | Comments: 4 | Likes: 9
By Glenn Washburn
â€œIn as much as youâ€™ve done it unto the least of these; youâ€™ve done it unto me.â€
Short Story | Updated Dec 22, 2012 | Reads: 4 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
By Ghetto Gospel
In the colder months and around the *holidays, citizens tend to look at the less fortunate. Churches and organizations get together and feed the homeless. It is good because the homeless do look forward to it as well. I encourage those who can answer the call to feed the poor out of that...
By Ben A Vanguarde
When homelessness and dependency is personal.
Short Story | Updated Aug 31, 2012 | Reads: 84 | Comments: 99 | Likes: 107
A homeless man explains his philosophy of life in a chance encounter with a do-gooder.
By Ghetto Gospel
Trials and Tribulation comes through and through. When there is nowhere or no one to turn,there is a Creator who loves us and is very concerned about our lives. Here's a story of how Ghetto Gospel survived the current outbreak of the storm.