Homeless stories, books, poems, and more

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Jonas lived alone without his parents for a long time. About seven years in fact. But when a tragic plague hits the world, he has to find his family, the people who released the plague, known only as Plague 15-07. However, Jonas may be worth more dead than alive… Read More

Short Story / Non-Fiction

October 11, 2017

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The Booksie Classic House

There was one particular day in my life that I will never forget. I had an interaction with a homeless man. It wasn't uncommon for where I lived, because there were many homeless people in the city. We went to a local restaurant and he told me his story.… Read More

Short Story / Mystery and Crime

October 07, 2017

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The Review Chain House

Cinder has always been down on her luck and has turned to prostitution to make it in life. Now that she is getting an opportunity at another life, will she let it pass? Read More

Book / Romance

September 23, 2017

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All Henry ever wanted to do is given a second chance at life.The Trials and Tribulations that life offers is more difficult a task than he has ever expected.Faith is his only hope at Redemption. Read More

Tags: homeless

There was a line in front of the soup kitchen that about 12 Nuns worked as they made the final preparations for the food. They helped a population in society that was often overlooked. Every day- the nuns from Saint Bethany- would fix a large meal for those that needed… Read More
Brilliant, Charming, Outgoing... Homeless. Elijah Postlewaite needs to leave Skid Row where he's been a long-time resident. All he needs is a little luck. Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

Another quick poem, enjoy! Read More

Tags: homeless, poor

Poem / Horror

April 28, 2017

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The Booksie Classic House

What people think the Homless are like. What they could and probably are. Read More

Tags: homeless, real

My first years in Hollywood, I noticed all the interesting characters that populated the town. I saw them daily as I rode the local buses to work. I wondered about them, where they came from and what happened to them. Read More

Poem / Other

March 13, 2017

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The Booksie Classic House

a short poem about the homeless Read More

Tags: homeless

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The Booksie Classic House

Ryan and Catherine, sick of the status quo, experiment with homelessness. Jacob and Renzi are sent to rescue Sheila Woods after a new tip as to her whereabouts and Madeline grows wary of Peter's newfound responsibility Read More

Poem / Poetry

December 27, 2016

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The Contently Deranged Travelers House

a freewrite Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

a poem dedicated to giving at christmas Read More

Tags: homeless

Short Story / Other

December 16, 2016

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The Booksie Classic House

It was okay while Harry was with me but now he's gone. Read More

Poem / Poetry

December 02, 2016

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The Booksie Classic House

Different types of humans Read More
This is for my book I am writing, called "An American Carol", as well as "One Fine American Day", and/or "One Fine Day" Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

It wasn't Alessandra's fault. In fact, if she could change up the time, she wouldn't be a thief, struggling for money to take care of herself. She wouldn't be homeless, and would probably have hundreds of friends. As Alessandra tries to dodge the cops, she finds one she can't get… Read More

Book / Thrillers

July 07, 2016

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The Booksie Classic House

Please, bear with me, this is still very much a first draft. I want to go back and add some more and polish it up. I just want to make sure I get all the ideas out, and any feedback or criticisms is greatly appreciated, I definitely need it. Also,… Read More

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Warning: Contains strong content such as self harm and rape. Story of 16 year old Nyx and her struggle though her life as a homeless teen facing unimagenable struggles both mentaly and physicaly. (Horrible summery but please give a read) Read More
A man struggles to overcome his personal obstacles as he faces a fall from wealth and power. Read More

Tags: food, homeless

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My first addition of poetry writings based on a variety of experiences living on the streets of Oakland, California. Read More

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homeless I was homeless back in april 19, 2012 I have been homeless for 7month and im only 25yr old and it's not a good thing to homeless and one day i really hope to get out of being homeless and make a better life for me.. Read More

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homeless poem back in 2011 to 2012 my ex and me were homeless and we had a hard time but we mange to do it together. Read More

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The mystery persists. Where are the ghosts? are there any? What happened to the burglar? Are they all in danger? Read More
Walter and Hazel are both homeless Christians using their life on the streets to tell others about Jesus. Hazel works with drug addicts and Walter works with gang members. It is never easy or always safe, but they are just trying to live their life for God. Read More
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