Homeless stories, books, poems, and more

316 results

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: 352

Comments: 3

Shelves: 2

The The Imaginarium House

Reads: 263

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: 408

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

The Kemy House

Poem / Poetry

January 25, 2018

Reads: 285

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: 752

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: 404

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: 438

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

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
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
a short poem about the homeless Read More

Tags: homeless

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
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a poem dedicated to giving at christmas Read More

Tags: homeless

Short Story / Other

December 16, 2016

Reads: 394

Comments: 2

The Booksie Classic House

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

Poem / Poetry

December 02, 2016

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: 446

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

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
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