Homeless stories, books, poems, and more

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First draft for chapter one complete only so I can use the read aloud option.. Read More
There is a word used that some may find offensive, although its use here is the only word fitting. This is a true story written in real time of my experience after the mother of my sons terrorized me, but then got a protection order against me. This is my… Read More
This is a true story about a man who had a problem Read More
A short story which considers the attitudes of two long-term friends to homelessness when one is self obsessed and the other is more socially conscious. Read More

Reads: 123

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Based on an actual incident at a harbor where I saw a girl and a homeless... It is new style of my writing too. Read More

Reads: 212

Comments: 3

The Booksie Classic House

Cover image: Hua Ling on Unsplash. Read More
The residents of Gates Bridge receive a strange visitor: a man in a suit who seems to look for someone... Read More
Volume II continues the Diary of living in the Sacramento Delta after having lost residence and job and seeking both. I am now in Month Five. Read More

Poem / Poetry

February 16, 2020

It’s easy to slip into a world of homelessness, mental illness or both. Do you think it could happen to you? I can’t answer that, but here’s what I do know: No one is exempt. Read More
Tough Love. I don't believe in combining those two words into one phrase that has any meaning...but am I wrong? Read More

Reads: 307

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

The story of a man named Jaun Soto and his path to becoming a better man. The second thing I've posted in the style of first person. Hopefully It reads well. I'm not very confident in this style, so any feedback would be appreciated. Thank you. Read More

Reads: 453

Comments: 5

Shelves: 3

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It was late December, and the Santa Fe River was little more than a half-frozen stream. Darby sat down between the water and a large lump of rumpled brown cloth that contained his friend Albert. The lump straightened out, revealing itself to be a sleeping bag, its position carefully tucked… Read More

Short Story / Other

August 14, 2019

Reads: 357

Shelves: 1

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Zack prepared himself for the confrontation. Winter had been hard. So very hard. He hadn’t really been ready for that kind of cold. He’d thought he was ready, but it was the wind off that lake that nearly did him in. He’d been saved by the boathouse. But everything was… Read More

Tags: homeless, orphan, cats

Reads: 6793

Comments: 54

Shelves: 32

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This is a homeless story Read More

Reads: 356

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

The tale of a stray man named Francis and a night he will never forget. Read More
A story of 150 words. Cover image: pixabay.com Read More
As Mother’s Day approaches, many would argue waking up is more than opening one’s eyes. (Image by rebel circus) Read More

Tags: homeless

Shitty Pants, a bum, is called upon to scout and monitor a drug deal going down near his flat. Read More

Poem / Poetry

January 27, 2019

Reads: 314

Comments: 1

The Dysfunctional Poetry House

There, but for the grace of God... Read More

Tags: homeless

Reads: 341

Comments: 7

Shelves: 2

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Poem / Poetry

December 17, 2018

Reads: 363

Comments: 3

The Booksie Classic House

Reads: 446

Comments: 2

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Written 05/12/2018 and 06/12/2018 for my school's Christmas concert. Read More
Written from the foxe's pov. Read More
Two brothers stick together through life's hardships. But how do they face the truth of their uncanny relationship? Read More

Poem / Poetry

November 15, 2018

Reads: 293

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A description of a place where battered women are safe now. Protected by those who run it. The sadness and pain of those who suffered at the hands of their abusers. This was me. Read More

Book / Other

October 14, 2018

Reads: 580

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

A brother and a sister have been shown the worst of humanity. All they have left is one place to go. And the hope to take them there. Read More

Article / Other

October 03, 2018

Reads: 351

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Based on a recent event. Read More
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