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THE PROPOSITION

By Ronin  (booksie.com)

Three honorable men in three desperate situations are offered a way out. But at what price?

Short Story | Updated Jul 5, 2015 | Reads: 0 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
Tags: Poverty,Desperation,Risk

nervousheartache

Hadley: The City On Fire

By Nervousheartache  (booksie.com)

Hadley is a large city with people residing in it with little money. These people are forced to live their lives in fear, poor health, depression, and discomfort. It's a rough life for the residents, and these five families are no different. Will the Chambers family make it out of this place...

Novel | Updated Jul 2, 2015 | Reads: 0 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Drama,Lgbt,Characters,Poverty,City,Setting,Crime,Gay,Lesbian,Sad

An Imperfect World

By Tahir Hamid  (booksie.com)

Nations across the world especially the poor and impoverished nations across the globe are host to poverty, illiteracy, crime, terrorism and a host of other problems. But they are not alone. Today USA also has become a corrupt nation that is on the brink of societal and economic collapse.

Book | Updated Jun 12, 2015 | Reads: 2 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Poverty,Corruption,Prostitution,Child,Labor,Illiteracy,Usa,Pakistan,India,Cia,Pentagon,Governments,Slums,Health,Corrupt,Governance,Capital,Education,Homeless

jasminka

The Room

By Jasminka  (booksie.com)

A girl locked in a room for a mysterious and heart breaking purpose.

Short Story | Updated Jun 1, 2015 | Reads: 50 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 2
Tags: Girl,Room,Clock,Mosque,Poor,Drastic,Young,Life,Locked,Poverty,Religion,Islam,Desperate,Choice,Force,Mystery,Mysterious,Unloved,Prostitute,Prostitution

lost_knight

Poem By A Refugee

By Lost Knight  (booksie.com)

A penniless refugee in the rehabilitation camps mourns his losses after a war.

Poetry | Updated May 18, 2015 | Reads: 4 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Wars,Peace,Dove,Loss,Death,Poverty,Joy,Sadness,Lost

songmorning

Jigoku Shoujo: Dirty Streets

By Songmorning  (booksie.com)

What could a young, teenage boy from the slums of India want with Jigoku Shoujo? This story, written as much as possible in the style and spirit of the anime, Jigoku Shoujo, follows the hardships of Kajal and his little sister Selma, as Kajal struggles to protect her. It is written like a...

Novel | Updated May 11, 2015 | Reads: 5 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Forgiveness,Hatred,Redemption,Poverty,Sister,Brother,Protection,Ichimoku,Ren,Hone-onna,Wanyuudo,Enma,Ai,Jigoku,Shoujo

mr_watson

Thats The Nature Of The Beast

By Mr Watson  (booksie.com)

The Beast amongst us !

Poetry | Updated Apr 18, 2015 | Reads: 23 | Comments: 3 | Likes: 8
Tags: Poverty,Starvation,Greed,Hunger

kat_o_connor

Winter Winds

By Kat O Connor  (booksie.com)

What happens when to a man who values money over family?

Short Story | Updated Apr 15, 2015 | Reads: 11 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Fiction,Poverty,Wealth,Homeless,Love,Family,Loss

theodore_tessensohn

Poverty

By Theodore Tessensohn  (booksie.com)

Poverty may be something hard to live with, a little bit too hard that words in a poem may be the closest one can get to obtaining a glimpse of how hard it may be like.

Poetry | Updated Apr 10, 2015 | Reads: 11 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
Tags: Poverty,Poetry,Children,Reality

She Is Poor

By Fattycbreezy52  (booksie.com)

I felt like writing this!

Poetry | Updated Apr 1, 2015 | Reads: 10 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: Poverty,Woman,Gluttony,Irony,Society,Filthiness,Darkness

Homelessness (ATL Experience)

By Will Mcconaughey  (booksie.com)

This is a poem that I wrote after spending many years helping out the homeless population. Every year during the end of the year, my youth group would go to Atlanta and work with an organization that served the homeless. It was an incredible experience! Some of the stories and people that I met...

Poetry | Updated Feb 22, 2015 | Reads: 13 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Poverty,Drugs,Serving,Hardship,Inspirational,Stories,God

Orphan (Guatemala Experience)

By Will Mcconaughey  (booksie.com)

I wrote this poem after spending six weeks volunteering at an orphanage in Guatemala two summers ago. I can honestly say it was one of the most incredible experiences I have had to date. The words of this poem talk about just how blessed we are to live in America. Until I had been to Guatemala,...

Poetry | Updated Feb 22, 2015 | Reads: 9 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Poverty,Abandonment,Joy,Blessed,God,Love

What Christmas Is All About

By Will Mcconaughey  (booksie.com)

This is a poem that I wrote after delivering Christmas presents to a very poor Hispanic family. The images that I saw and the gratitude and joy that I saw within the families is something that had to be shared. With that said, I wrote this emotional, yet inspiring poem.

Poetry | Updated Feb 22, 2015 | Reads: 7 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Christmas,Giving,Spanish,Joy,Meaning,Of,Poverty

The Costs Of Good Medicine

By Acwade  (booksie.com)

A man, drowning drugs and poverty, must come to terms with his past.

Short Story | Updated Feb 4, 2015 | Reads: 15 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Addiction,Insanity,Asylums,Death,Murder,Poverty,Hope

charliegotrock

2bags

By Charliegotrock  (booksie.com)

A look into the soul of a man that really has nothing but the clothes on his back, some tools for his trade and a loved one he hates to love but cant help it. he wants to leave and he wants to stay

Poetry | Updated Feb 2, 2015 | Reads: 7 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Love,Hate,Indecision,Poverty,Material,Insignificance,Runaway

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