Homeless stories, books, poems, and more

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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
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: 55

Comments: 1

The Dysfunctional Poetry House

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

Tags: homeless

Reads: 74

Comments: 6

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Poem / Poetry

December 17, 2018

Reads: 115

Comments: 3

The Booksie Classic House

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
My work is also listed under a writer's name I used briefly, Patricia McGurk Martin. Patricia Louise McGurk is my name. Please contact me in the Herndon or Fairfax County of Northern Virginia where I remain "homeless", with very little money, and I am writing my book and collection of… Read More

Poem / Poetry

November 15, 2018

Reads: 60

Shelves: 1

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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: 172

Shelves: 2

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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: 77

Comments: 1

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Based on a recent event. Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 04, 2018

Reads: 266

Comments: 2

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A free form poem that I wrote after meeting a beautiful homeless woman on the streets of Liverpool. Special thanks to Len for opening my eyes to this issue. Read More

Featured Review by Melancholic Wisdom

"A beautifully written poem, the imagery was especially vivid. Amazing how such a short connection can evoke such strong feelings. Well done" Read More

This poem centres around the harsh and unjust nature of homelessness, particularly in the soldiers that once fought for the life that we get to live in. That even basic necessities and comforts aren't available to them despite what they sacrificed, experienced and suffered through. Perhaps one of the… Read More

Reads: 64

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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An idea put to me by my good friend Jason Millar, we thought we’d tackle the tragedy of homelessness among soldiers – something we’re both disgusted by. Here is my take on the ‘theme’, if you will, and I would highly endorse also reading his. This poem… Read More
We know we often make mistakes by judging people from outside appearance. Well, this guy made me start to think seriously about the way he was dressed. Read More
A Young Mother and her 3-year-old son surviving on the streets. Read More

Tags: son, mother, homeless

Poem / Poetry

May 26, 2018

pondering and regret after noticing a homeless man who keeps appearing in my life. Read More

Short Story / Other

May 14, 2018

Reads: 200

Comments: 3

Shelves: 2

The The Imaginarium House

Reads: 143

Comments: 5

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

I'm sure that we've all come across someone who sleeps rough on the streets. But I feel that one thing a lot of us fail to do, is to question why that person may be on the street in the first place. Instead, we place pre-conceptions upon them of… Read More
As I realize how much closer I am to being kicked out “for real”, privelidge mocks me. I research homeless shelters and throw a dirty look back at my dumbfounded expression that my smartphone’s screen reflects while the realization of how truly unequipped I am to actually being homeless… Read More
Jan 21 One night I was walking home and I seen this homeless man he came up to me and asked me if I had a dollar to spare I looked at him and I smiled and I said yes have a $1.00 dollar it's my last bit of… Read More

Tags: jesus, homeless

Poem / Poetry

January 31, 2018

Reads: 293

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

The Kemy House

Poem / Poetry

January 25, 2018

Reads: 176

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

My heart breaks for these people. By last report there are 500,000 people are in this situation. Half a million displaced and lost souls. My soul cries for them. Read More
A friendly homeless man shares his conspiracies; then turns into a demon!! This story is unpleasant; it may ruin your day or night :( Read More

Book / Romance

January 01, 2018

Reads: 406

Shelves: 2

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Ellie is a nineteen-year-old girl who lives with a group of other homeless people. Dean, who is being really annoying, gives his full attention to her, which is not appreciated by the heroine, and that creates the whole story. Read More
A starving man on a lonely island in the middle of a city finds nourishment in passerby's smile and small offering. Read More

Reads: 190

Comments: 10

Shelves: 1

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