Short Stories featuring Poverty

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charliesheldon
charliesheldon Bronze Comma philosopher & pervayor of weird cat pics

How You Like It

My grandmother likes to tell stories of when she was younger. Not many believe her stories. They change and shift with each retelling. Well, all except one. || A story of financial struggle, food, and...

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sugar_cupcake
sugar_cupcake Power Reader a chilling lack of ethics

T h e U r b a n i t y

‘[...] salient fame, carved in all the city walls.’

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debadityadutta
debadityadutta Gold Comma WoH ( Happy Independence Day )

Tomato

Something for todays prompt .. Do give a read.

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in Commaful Star 17/ idek anymoreee

Tonight We Feast

A poem about gratitude and poverty. The title image is called 'Pure Innocence' by Rishit Temkar. Thank you for reading. :) <3

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ma6onater
ma6onater Casual postings of a high school student

Dear COVID,

I wrote this for school describing poverty’s challenge with COVID-19

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marius
marius Gifted Writer Off-grid poet

Cold Nights/Warm Hearts

Likely my last poem about being homeless and surviving winter.

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marius
marius Gifted Writer Off-grid poet

One Last Winter

There was a man many winter ago, he froze in a ditch walking home. His death was not known until winter was over and spring melted the snow.

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alexis123
alexis123 Power Reader That smile looks so cute on your face❤️

A World I Want

"A world where everyone can live in eternal sublime"

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medha_gautam
medha_gautam Power Reader Is reality a mirage?

The Boy Who Sold Newspapers

This is a true incident I witnessed almost every day whenever I waited for my bus at the bus stop. What sin did a boy of probably ten commit, that instead of being sent to school, he was selling newsp...

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alexis123
alexis123 Power Reader That smile looks so cute on your face❤️

Starvation

A lot of poor people in this whole world can't even get a bread of one time...

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jojojello
jojojello Gifted Writer if you know who I am, could you show me?

too exhausted to write a manifesto

this is your youth

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ivoryannalise
ivoryannalise Commabassador #BlackLivesMatter

Lovely Bird

Lovely little bird, will you continue to fly for me? Until your wings break, and you find yourself permanently grounded? Will you fly, until this world consumes you?

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marius
marius Gifted Writer Off-grid poet

Salvation

Another poem/microfiction story about homelessness, survival, and winter.

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abimopectore
abimopectore Gifted Writer May the love be in your heart

𝐼 𝑑𝑜𝑛'𝑡 𝑏𝑒𝑙𝑖𝑒𝑣𝑒 𝑖𝑛 𝒅𝒆𝒂𝒕𝒉

World is full of destruction...

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marius
marius Gifted Writer Off-grid poet

DOWN THE WANTON ROAD

DOWN THE WANTON ROAD, part 1 of 2, based on the prompt word "overwhelmed". Part 2 is based on the prompt word "obsess".

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SACRIFICE

The little sacrifices in life...

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zuxxa
zuxxa Bronze Comma AO3 & FF.net: zuxxa

She Kept Scrubbing

Inside the mind of a working woman. For the prompt: Pail

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cuculater
cuculater Gifted Writer My not-so- secret pastime :)

My home: a gold-chain?

To every memory I created , in countries soon gone . I leave, before they burn . My home in the palms of a gold - chain that holds my name .

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macara
macara Community member

The Station

The station at night becomes a home to all those without

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shinyap
shinyap Silver Comma ΤΑΞΙΔΙΑΡΑ ΨΥΧΗ - TAXIDIARA PSYCHI -

"The Day When My Death come: The Encounter" Written by...

Inspired by true event, I just read this article inspired me to write, every scene is fictional. Nobody should ever suffer like this,

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