Poverty stories, books, poems, and more

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Poem / Other

August 14, 2018

Reads: 0

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A poem of death and the realization of equality through the soul. Read More

Reads: 195

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

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 / Non-Fiction

April 02, 2018

Reads: 43

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Tags: poverty, slum

Poem / Poetry

March 15, 2018

Reads: 54

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A man gets a helping hand is unsure to take this kind gesture. Read More

Short Story / Memoir

March 10, 2018

Reads: 53

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

a child best friend is incapacitated. a family member promises to help. the aid turns out unexpected. . Read More

Reads: 72

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

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

Book / Other

December 10, 2017

Reads: 68

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

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

Reads: 73

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

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

Reads: 74

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

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

Reads: 88

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

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feeling emotionally unstable . . . Read More

Reads: 148

Comments: 1

Shelves: 2

The Supremacy Writing House

Short Story / Non-Fiction

October 11, 2017

Reads: 142

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

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

Reads: 125

Comments: 4

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Tags: death, hunger, poverty

Reads: 78

Comments: 6

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Short Story / Memoir

September 11, 2017

Reads: 58

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

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

Reads: 170

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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Book / Travel

May 29, 2017

Reads: 76

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

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

Reads: 69

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

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

Reads: 104

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

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

Reads: 246

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

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

Reads: 139

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

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
A heart touching encounter with a patient of epilepsy, leading me to view life with a completely new perspective. Read More
The life of an economically poor family in the 40s and 50s in small town Florida. Narration by mother,Bonnie Blithe and daughter, Dixie Jo which chronicles each's perspective of their family life. Read More
Dixie Jo and her mother, Bonnie Blithe, chronicle their shared life of poverty and trials as they move throughout Florida in search of a better life. Dixie Jo's rebellion lands her in the Florida Industrial School for Girls, which is a turning point for her. Read More
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