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senora_jane

The Right Side Of Happy

By Senora Jane  (booksie.com)

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. Photo Credit Rik Reimert (Google)

Short Story | Updated Jun 24, 2014 | Reads: 11 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Homelessness,Love,Frienship,Rape,Stroke,Sickness,Lust

I Am A Person With An Interesting Story

By Mind43dom  (booksie.com)

TLDR 3 x murder attempts, homelessness, drug addiction, sexual abuse, built a successful company, divorce and hostile takeovers.

Short Story | Updated May 14, 2014 | Reads: 39 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Murder,Attempts,Homelessness,Drug,Addiction,Sexual,Abuse,Built,A,Successful,Company,Divorce,And,Hostile,Takeovers.

perfectxinsanity

Looking The Other Way

By Perfectxinsanity  (booksie.com)

This is a poem about how we look away from the truth, simply because it's easier not to notice.

Poetry | Updated May 4, 2014 | Reads: 13 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 2
Tags: Homelessness,Poem,Life,Pain,Depression,Truth,Deceit,Looking,Away,Watching,Blindness,Noticing

Survive

By Minaa  (booksie.com)

A young homeless mother, teaching her young son the do's and don'ts of the streets they live on.

Essay | Updated Apr 24, 2014 | Reads: 19 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 2
Tags: Poverty,Homelessness,Family,Life,Streets,Monologue

qtta7777

Hi And Bye

By Qtta7777  (booksie.com)

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.

Short Story | Updated Dec 26, 2013 | Reads: 26 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Amnesia,Jewels,Minor,Theft,Dumb,Lords,Smart,Manservants,Musical,Number,Instructions,Very,Good,Ending,British,Texan,Homelessness,Hi,Bye,That's

lionel_wyatt

The Platform At Connecticut

By Lionel Wyatt  (booksie.com)

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.

Miscellaneous | Updated Dec 20, 2013 | Reads: 6 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
Tags: Charity,Remorse,Homelessness,Motivation,Impatience

tommytrinder

What Makes Me, Me.

By Tommytrinder  (booksie.com)

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...

Short Story | Updated Aug 13, 2013 | Reads: 126 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: School,Young,Teen,Hate,Parent,Friends,Life,Death,Pain,Abuse,Drugs,Secrets,Homelessness,Hurt,Depression,New,Sad

The Manor

By Sixteen Donut  (booksie.com)

Sterling Carson, a young squatter in Oakland, CA, falls in love... or so he thinks.

Short Story | Updated Jul 17, 2013 | Reads: 10 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Oakland,California,Squat,Squatter,Love,Poverty,Despair,Imagination,Spanish,Architecture,Psychosis,Insanity,Lunacy,Hallucinations,Drugs,Homelessness,Bum,Hobo,Goats

caroline_michaud

A Vaquero's Drowse

By Caroline Michaud  (booksie.com)

cowboy alley

Poetry | Updated May 21, 2013 | Reads: 6 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Cowboy,Urban,Homelessness,Death

jonathan_mcquillan

The Tale Of The Catman.

By Jonathan Mcquillan  (booksie.com)

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
Tags: Homelessness,Isolation,Cruelty,Poverty

An Alley Full Of Miracles

By Glenn Washburn  (booksie.com)

“In as much as you’ve done it unto the least of these; you’ve done it unto me.”

Short Story | Updated Dec 22, 2012 | Reads: 4 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
Tags: Homelessness,Faith,Christmas

ghetto_gospel

Love Perfect By Ghetto G.g. Gospel

By Ghetto Gospel  (booksie.com)

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...

Essay | Updated Nov 16, 2012 | Reads: 6 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Homelessness,Ghetto,G.g.,Gospel,Hotwordz,Love,Compassion,Atlanta

ben_a_vanguarde

A Cruel Legacy

By Ben A Vanguarde  (booksie.com)

When homelessness and dependency is personal.

Short Story | Updated Aug 31, 2012 | Reads: 84 | Comments: 99 | Likes: 107
Tags: Homelessness,Dependency,Hand,Out,Lazy,Pride

The Man With A Smile

By Ihallhou  (booksie.com)

A homeless man explains his philosophy of life in a chance encounter with a do-gooder.

Short Story | Updated Jul 4, 2012 | Reads: 7 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Philosophy,Spirituality,Homelessness,Homeless,Charity,Amusement,Happiness,Crisis,Poverty

ghetto_gospel

My Penny Story 2002

By Ghetto Gospel  (booksie.com)

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.

Poetry | Updated Jun 12, 2012 | Reads: 2 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Ghettogospel,Family,Grace,Tribulation,Homelessness

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