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Starvation

By Helderoliveira  (booksie.com)

Someone suffers the effects of poverty and hunger.

Poetry | Updated Oct 20, 2014 | Reads: 6 | 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: 6 | 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: 25 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
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: 10 | 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: 5 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Gangsterism,Youth,Fatherhood,Childhood,Guns,Weed,Poverty,Corruption

forestree

The Oracles' Truth

By Forestree  (booksie.com)

For centuries the Oracles have advised and guided the members of the world through prosperity and poverty. Now, in the assigning of a new set of Oracles a crisis arises, leaving a group of twelve inexperienced leaders in the position of saviours. The Oracles go on a hunt for truth by way of...

Novel | Updated Sep 5, 2014 | Reads: 11 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
Tags: Fantasy,Oracle,Enlightenment,Cycle,Chaos,War,Poverty,Diversity,Sages,Dark,Light,Battle,Novel,Prosperity,Cities,Seasons,Months,Years,Magic,Elements

bobnash

Shattered Innocence

By Bobnash  (booksie.com)

What should a mother choose? Her only son or her 6 daughters ? How her choice will affect her son and finally her husband ?

Short Story | Updated Aug 24, 2014 | Reads: 14 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Terror,Poverty,Mother,Innocence,Marriage

Bait 'n' Ditch

By Michaelkedik  (booksie.com)

The American dream, that so many are dying for, has been diluted over the years, as well as the life in the country for the citizens. The wealth of our country did not come free. The actual price, in human lives, we probably will never know but it grows every day. And behind smiles and weak hand...

Essay | Updated Aug 9, 2014 | Reads: 0 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Wealth,Poverty,Death,Money,Corruption,Usa,Immigrants,Hard,Work.

Fai

By Ellie Owen  (booksie.com)

A short story based on a Chinese family illuminating the destruction they face but hope thats within.

Short Story | Updated Jul 16, 2014 | Reads: 20 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Culture,Love,Death,Hope,Religion,Poverty,China

Rural Lad Triumphs Through Tragedy

By Caleb Aaron Lloyd  (booksie.com)

Profile of a member of my university journalism tutorial group. A poor, young man from the hinterlands of South Africa's Eastern Cape.

Article | Updated Jul 6, 2014 | Reads: 12 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Hope,Family,South,Africa,Profile,Triumph,Tragedy,Poverty,University

caitlin_wind

Whimper

By Caitlin Wind  (booksie.com)

In a dystopian world where government does as pleased, a great illness has swept over a rural town. A mother and child attempt to live out life as usual, but come under increasing pressure.

Short Story | Updated May 24, 2014 | Reads: 14 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 2
Tags: Dystopian,Pollution,Illness,Government,Poverty

tenaciousturtle

A Desperate Abode

By Tenaciousturtle  (booksie.com)

Life and times in a dingy board and care facility.

Short Story | Updated May 20, 2014 | Reads: 46 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Board,And,Care,Mental,Illness,Cigarettes,Poverty,Aversity

My Light In The Dark

By Skyrimfreak  (booksie.com)

In my darkest times I thought I couldn't go on another day. But God does many miracles, and I have truly been saved.

Short Story | Updated May 18, 2014 | Reads: 29 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
Tags: God,Jesus,Miracle,Cancer,Poverty

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 May 9, 2014 | Reads: 5 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
Tags: Famine,Poverty,Hunger,Survival,Living,Crisis

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

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