Poverty stories, books, poems, and more

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A personal narrative about the New Orleans mission trip I went on in the summer of 2018. The main portion focuses on the homeowner we worked for, Miss Norma. She was an incredibly humble and grateful woman that had been torn down the countless natural disasters (such as hurricane Katrina)… Read More
Debra O'Brien and Fred Watson arrive in Hamilton City, New Zealand, with Michael McCullum to visit his unemployed sister in a parallel world. But, in this world, there is no unemployment benefit. The unemployed have to live on the street and rely on the city mission and begging for food.… Read More

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Little Peach is a story about overcoming adversity. A premature baby girl is born to parents who don't care for her properly, an incredibly selfish mother and an alcoholic father. This story takes you through the first few years of her life, and how her experiences molded her to… Read More
Poverty is a structural problem created by economic thinking errors and institutional poverty traps, revealed and discussed in detail in this book. Neff argues that America is a welfare state. The working poor are a social problem created by politics. The low minimum wage does not support a most… Read More

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The Moon and the Shadow is a book based on true life story, combinations of real life experiences and imagined aspect of the writer's work and relationships. It's not the conventional love stories you are familiar with, it's how ordinary connections become an eternal fellowship. It's a story you… Read More
In this article I am raising awareness for the UNDP's 17 Global Goals to end poverty! Read More

Poem / Poetry

March 15, 2018

A man gets a helping hand is unsure to take this kind gesture. Read More
a child best friend is incapacitated. a family member promises to help. the aid turns out unexpected. . Read More

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An essay describing a personal experience of mine, along with the lesson behind it. Read More

Book / Other

December 10, 2017

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This is a project I started at the beginning of the year. It is about a fictional character Eric Vandermore who goes through life not realizing he is a prodigy. Many people see his differences as strengths but no one is able to take him away from a life… Read More
My goal is to explain through each miracle in my life why I feel that God's presence dwells with me and how he has blessed me since I was born. All stories are inspired by the truth though some details may be altered because I simply do not recall… Read More

Poem / Poetry

November 19, 2017

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

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feeling emotionally unstable . . . Read More

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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

Poem / Other

October 11, 2017

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Tags: death, hunger, poverty

This was a short story task for a creative writing class I took. The task was to include a lullaby of some kind in the story and have it recited by a character. I chose to write about the possible effects of outsourcing in certain communities and how it… Read More
This Is my written book. Everything I share is true. Let Me Introduce Myself To vancouver BC My name is Nina McCutcheon and I came from London Ontario Canada. Hi Vancouver BC. I love your Mountains, you have beautiful Country here. I believe you do not know how blessed you… Read More

Poem / Poetry

May 02, 2017

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Poverty is an injustice. Read More
Why has every single country in Africa, post-colonial rule, degenerated into a decaying, crumbling, stinking, dung heap? Read More
A research paper written in an attempt to understand the causes of, and solutions to, the problem of global economic stratification. Read More
the unbridled desire to procreate has plunged and is plunging many in nigeria into yet deeper mire of impoverishment. newlyweds are urged by well-meaning friends and relatives to have sizeable number of kids and soonest irrespective of their capabilities and well being. thus, children are born with poverty as their… Read More
A short flash fiction or poem about man's arrogance and apathy for anything seen as less. Read More
Earnest Young is a struggling artist living in poverty in the 1920s. His only hope at salvation is the mysterious vampire Mr.Wright who he discovered living next door Read More
I will never know what my poems are going to be till they're done Read More
A true story based on the author’s experience while working at the Provincial Health Office in Alotau, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea from 2009-2012 Read More
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