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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: 12 | 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: 7 | 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: 12 | 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: 6 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Love,Hate,Indecision,Poverty,Material,Insignificance,Runaway

abyskaria

Why Are We Living?

By Abyskaria  (booksie.com)

For human birth is credited with the supreme form in existence, has there been more like this? We cant imagine, right!

Poetry | Updated Dec 16, 2014 | Reads: 6 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
Tags: Famine,Poverty,Hunger,Survival,Living,Crisis

In The World Where We Worthlessly Exist...

By Rosybaruah  (booksie.com)

The story is a depiction of the scenerio of those slums whose houses were demolished during 2000-2010 in the period prior to 2010 Commonwealth games. Demolition of Yamuna-Pushta as it came to be known in newspapers.

Short Story | Updated Dec 15, 2014 | Reads: 20 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Life,Despair,Slum,Turmoils,Desolation,Sorrow,Unfortune,Death,Poverty

sdupuy

Glory Daze

By Sdupuy  (booksie.com)

Story of my past.

Short Story | Updated Nov 30, 2014 | Reads: 35 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Motivation,Memoir,Non,Fiction,Short,Story,Past,Love,Life,Live,Want,Get,Do,Take,Poverty,Rise,Overcome,Adversity

The Fallen, Dead & Lampedusa War Refugees (Satis Shroff)

By 4yetile  (booksie.com)

Today we were gathered at the War Memorial in a hamlet called Kappel, which belongs to Freiburg, for it's Volkstrauertag, the day the people of Germany think and pray for the sons of Kappel (and other hamlets, town and cities) who fell in the two Great Wars. The World War I was fought 100 years...

Article | Updated Nov 18, 2014 | Reads: 10 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
Tags: War,Memories,Memorials,World,I,Ii,Auschwitz,Shoah,Holocaust,Refugees,Bombings,Hunger,Poverty,Nato,Usa,Ukraine,Stolpersteine,Peace,Conflicts

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Homelessness In Canada

By Coo Coo Ka Choo  (booksie.com)

An Essay regarding Homelessness in Canada and possible solutions to this complex problem.

Essay | Updated Nov 4, 2014 | Reads: 19 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
Tags: Homelessness,Canada,Poverty

Starvation

By Helderoliveira  (booksie.com)

Someone suffers the effects of poverty and hunger.

Poetry | Updated Oct 20, 2014 | Reads: 8 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 2
Tags: Poverty,Hunger,Begging

damian_vincent_henry

Some Men

By Damian Vincent Henry  (booksie.com)

In life today, there are those who risks everything, and those unable to do anything.

Poetry | Updated Oct 7, 2014 | Reads: 9 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
Tags: Life,Hardship,Pain,Poverty,Future,Success,Failure

georgina_v_solly

No Trespassing

By Georgina V Solly  (booksie.com)

A disagreeable surprise for three children who trespass.

Short Story | Updated Oct 5, 2014 | Reads: 34 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 2
Tags: Buildings,Desolation,Affluence,Poverty,Drugs,Audio,Version

damian_vincent_henry

We Are Falling

By Damian Vincent Henry  (booksie.com)

Sometimes in life, we forget we are human. We forget we feel pain, that we cry and laugh just like everyone else.

Poetry | Updated Oct 3, 2014 | Reads: 11 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 2
Tags: Hatred,Xenephobia,Diversity,Male,Dominance,Poverty,Rape,Murder,Terror,Violence

damian_vincent_henry

The Boy From The Cape Flats

By Damian Vincent Henry  (booksie.com)

The ghetto is like the wilderness, no animal is truly safe. Just as no man sees a bullet until it's too late.

Poetry | Updated Oct 3, 2014 | Reads: 9 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Gangsterism,Youth,Fatherhood,Childhood,Guns,Weed,Poverty,Corruption

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