Homeless stories, books, poems, and more

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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

Reads: 16

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Another quick poem, enjoy! Read More

Tags: homeless, poor

Poem / Horror

April 28, 2017

Reads: 0

Shelves: 1

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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

Reads: 26

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

a short poem about the homeless Read More

Tags: homeless

Poem / Non-Fiction

February 28, 2017

Reads: 25

Shelves: 1

The Glass Sandcastle House

A poem about the tragedy of homelessness.. Read More

Reads: 42

Shelves: 1

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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

Reads: 82

Comments: 4

Shelves: 1

The Contently Deranged Travelers House

a freewrite Read More

Reads: 25

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

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a poem dedicated to giving at christmas Read More

Tags: homeless

Short Story / Other

December 16, 2016

Reads: 40

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

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

Poem / Poetry

December 02, 2016

Reads: 38

Shelves: 1

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

Reads: 86

Comments: 2

Shelves: 2

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

Reads: 1614

Comments: 3

Shelves: 2

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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

Reads: 317

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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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

Reads: 90

Comments: 2

Shelves: 2

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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

Reads: 63

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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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

Tags: homeless

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

Tags: homeless

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

Reads: 4952

Comments: 130

Shelves: 3

The Booksie Classic House

*Completed* Tyler and Tyson Graham can't count how many times they've been mistaken for each other. They can't count how many times they've had to explain why they act the same. They can't count how many twin-related questions they've been asked. They know it's all a part of being twins,… Read More

Short Story / Memoir

October 19, 2015

Reads: 176

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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My first night staying in a homeless shelter Read More
America has a huge homeless epidemic. Mental illness and the lack of government assisted programs play a huge role in the homeless epidemic. Read More

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