Homeless stories, books, poems, and more

301 results

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
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

November 15, 2018

Reads: 30

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: 89

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: 39

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Based on a recent event. Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 04, 2018

Reads: 206

Comments: 2

The Booksie Classic House

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: 34

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

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: 153

Comments: 3

Shelves: 2

The The Imaginarium House

Reads: 98

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: 231

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

The Kemy House

Poem / Poetry

January 25, 2018

Reads: 123

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: 298

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

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: 121

Comments: 10

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Poem / Poetry

November 19, 2017

I wrote this poem from the perspective of a homeless child. Read More
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
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

Reads: 191

Comments: 1

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
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

Tickle My Funny Bone Comedy Writing Contest 2018

Welcome New Writers