Homeless stories, books, poems, and more

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14 year old Amelia Fenton's family are all found dead in a house fire, and for all anyone else knows, she had perished as well, but, miraculously, Amelia made it out alive. She now has no one. Her family had no other relatives that she knew about, and not even… Read More

Book / Young Adult

November 23, 2013

Reads: 228

Comments: 2

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Sixteen year old Lily Cole lived her entire life on the streets as a drug dealer and attic,when she meets Spencer Lewis an high school loner and out cast with abusive parents Spencer and Lily depend on each other as each others as breathing air and best friends...maybe more? Read More

Reads: 128

Comments: 1

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He was last seen slowly walking away into the rain of a dark night Read More

Tags: death, man, homeless

A coming of age story that has a literary background. Read More
A culmination of boredom and spare paper. I have no idea what it's meant to be but I found it amusing to write. please don't take it seriously. Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 19, 2013

Reads: 192

Comments: 2

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A short poem about homelessness and identity Read More
A short story of friendship brought to a startling end. Read More

Reads: 715

Comments: 2

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A personal Autobiography of the life of Joan-Marie Lucero Montoya. Read More
A story of a homeless Vietnam veteran and a prostitute who find redemption in each other. Read More
Gravedigger gets his foe Read More
Long story short, Madgie performed an experiment that destroyed the house and left their things intact, leaving them with no place to live. Instead of going to a homeless shelter or soup kitchen, Bunny decides to move in w/ Toki, who says yes but she will have to initiated into… Read More

Tags: moving, homeless, toki

Hitch hiking journal of wanderlust in America, where ever your at you want to be somewhere else; or getting there is better than being there, from Montana to Mississippi and back again now mountain biking the back roads of Montana, e.g., Heaven. Author of the original screenplay "Paradise Montana", "Real… Read More
Max is one of the 'lucky' few living on the streets of Toronto. What happens exactly when he meets something just when he thinks he's down on his luck? -Written as part of a prompt Read More
A young woman grapples with homelessness while in the midst of her sojourn at the local drop in, there is a dark figure moving around in the night. Or is it just a figment of her imagination? The paranoia? Or something more? Read More

Reads: 293

Comments: 1

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You need a friend, a good friend someone who will meet you where youre at and help - dedicated to jay, homeless, who couldn't manage a flat for years then one day he did :-) Read More
TWO HOMELESS PEOPLE FALL IN LOVE BUT THEN ONE DIES. Read More
"Fate has plans for all of us," He stated. "And every person who enters our lives is meant to be there, for one reason or another. I never could have imagined just how much fate had planned for you and I." Read More

Poem / Poetry

May 07, 2013

Reads: 284

Comments: 1

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A man contemplates suicide and then makes the decision to live. Read More

Book / Romance

April 28, 2013

Reads: 1031

Comments: 18

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Lilly is young, beautiful and smart yet no one sees her as they pass her in the street. Jason is confronted by a strange homeless girl that seems to linger in his thoughts. Will being accepted to a prestigious school give Lilly the opportunity she seeks to succeed, or complicate… Read More

Book / Other

April 11, 2013

Reads: 1941

Comments: 12

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Fire Dance is a fictional novel revolving around the life of Rory Martin; an agonized teen thrown into the underground life of boozing, drugs, and a society consisting of the lost and exiled people who live there by choice. Growing up with a history of apathy towards the stereotypical images… Read More
Tale of a humble maid called Florence Clemente who worked as a scullery maid who served a wealthy family until 1939 when the Blitz began. This changes her lifestyle immensely.From living in a luxurious manor,to the grimy streets of London.On this adventure she faces the fact she has to find… Read More
A story of a newly-deaf girl who finds a friend in the least expected and learns to live again through a new perspective. Read More
Kenneth and Ramirez are back to drink and smoke and analyze the Occupy Movement once again. Read More

Reads: 566

Comments: 2

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Synopsis of the story: Andy is a teenager with a problem, one of drugs and alcohol. He becomes uncooperative within his family household and runs away from home. Now Andy experiences the perils from the safety and security of his family, as drug dealers and killers were part of his… Read More
The story is about a man whose life is being turned upside down. Read More
Autobiographical. Living on the streets in my teen years. Read More

Short Story / Other

January 22, 2013

Reads: 554

Comments: 20

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This was entered for a short story competition online, it had to have something to do with food and drink so this is was I focused on. I'm uploading this because it's been months without a reply so I'm taking it as no news is bad news; I just don't… Read More
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