Homeless stories, books, poems, and 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

Reads: 425

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

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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: 291

Comments: 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: 11289

Comments: 151

Shelves: 3

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*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: 514

Comments: 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
Vignette of an invisible man, in a blind city. Read More
This is a true story, which I wrote to help inspire people to help the less fortunate. Everything I've written is from personal experience and has happened with in the last few weeks. Read More

Book / Fantasy

September 11, 2015

Reads: 2265

Comments: 1

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Just a casual web novel about two girls, one from a rich family, and one that's homeless. Each day, they have small conversations underneath an old bridge that the homeless girl calls home. But day by day, little by little, their lives begin to effect other. It's an unusual relationship. Read More
This is short story about Jennifer Hersey who's Husband leave's her. And with leaving his wife his becomes Homeless . She find' out she pregnant by her husband. She thought he didn't Love her,but truth is he's homeless. Read More

Short Story / Horror

July 31, 2015

Reads: 647

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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There's no telling what you can find outside in the darkness. (Descriptive rape scene) This story is from a dream I had. Read More
A homeless man works on upkeep. Read More
This inspirational story talks about my current situation and how I was betrayed by my family. It also talks about my plans for success. Read More
Nations across the world especially the poor and impoverished nations across the globe are host to poverty, illiteracy, crime, terrorism and a host of other problems. But they are not alone. Today USA also has become a corrupt nation that is on the brink of societal and economic collapse. Read More
This is actually a true story based on certain events of my life and what I've encountered. This particular story is about how I crossed paths with someone that I've could've ended up like. She and her children are in my prayers. If anyone is in a situation similar to… Read More

Poem / Poetry

May 13, 2015

Reads: 271

Comments: 2

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Poem discussing the homeless man Read More
Just getting my thoughts out there. Things in my life are crazy, too crazy, and it's driving me crazy. I wish it could all be better but I know I can't wish the pain and illness away Read More
Remember, he said when we were young Children Outside Maybe in Seattle, Washington State And we sat in the morning darkness or light After being awake in the cold wind all night? Read More
this is about a mother and her son who are homeless and is living on the streets, trying to survive, trying not to get caught by the police. Read More

Tags: son, mother, homeless

Short Story / Other

February 28, 2015

Reads: 413

Comments: 2

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The tragic tale of a homeless man on an unfortunate night Read More
Guadalupe may be homeless but she is using the opportunity to tell others about jesus. Then one day, she wakes up on a park bench and finds herself going to bed in a palace. Her life changes dramatically as a princess. However, can she still use her position to tell… Read More
Who am I? Where is America's soul? Who are we as a nation? We read what a struggling man has to say about this important issue in life. This is a very short story. Read More
A homeless teen struggles to come to terms with her past when an unlikely stranger comes into her life and connects her to the mother she never knew. Read More
A new presidental order has opened up a new boarding school for homeless teens. Charlotte will never go though. She is much happier on the streets. But when the authorities take her in, she has no choice but to go. Overnight, she loses her freedom. Now, she must conform to… Read More
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