Stories about poverty

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soothrain
soothrainGifted Writerbe a pineapple, crown atop, sweet within
Contemplation labour stories

Contemplation

A simple poem on today's prompt "defeated", (it's tough to find pictures 😆), hope you guys enjoy it ©

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sugar_cupcake
sugar_cupcakeSilver CommaSimply explained, complexly experienced.
                   

                       T h e   U r b a n i t y  poems stories

T h e U r b a n i t y

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

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marius
mariusGifted WriterOff-grid poet & storyteller
Cold Nights/Warm Hearts winter stories

Cold Nights/Warm Hearts

Likely my last poem about being homeless and surviving winter.

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marius
mariusGifted WriterOff-grid poet & storyteller
One Last Winter cold stories

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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marius
mariusGifted WriterOff-grid poet & storyteller
Salvation very short story stories

Salvation

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

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marius
mariusGifted WriterOff-grid poet & storyteller









 DOWN THE WANTON ROAD very short story stories

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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cuculater
cuculaterGifted WriterMy not-so- secret pastime :)
 My home: a gold-chain?  school stories

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
macaraCommunity member
The Station station stories

The Station

The station at night becomes a home to all those without

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iowamamaof3
iowamamaof3VerifiedI just like to write...is that so wrong?
Haiti  be the good stories

Haiti

Haiti is the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere and part of my heart is there always.

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iowamamaof3
iowamamaof3VerifiedI just like to write...is that so wrong?
                                    Haiti - my heart be the good stories

Haiti - my heart

Haiti Source: http://coffeecraftsandcornfields.blogspot.com/2016/02/haiti-2016-part-2.html

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chukspoetry
chukspoetryfree poetry book : http://ge.tt/6QCKrYq2
The stranger everybody knows understanding stories

The stranger everybody knows

A man undergoes the turmoils and hardship of life . only for things to get worse in his desperate time in need . Despite his life difficulties , people end up judging him .

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glennhenley
glennhenleyCommunity member
The gardener finding-one's-way stories

The gardener

The story of a gardener and his life beyond his work.

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prettysunflower
prettysunflowerBronze CommaJust writing what comes to mind
Flowering Childhood flowers stories

Flowering Childhood

A sonnet about my childhood

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iowamamaof3
iowamamaof3VerifiedI just like to write...is that so wrong?
Dream Vacation trip stories

Dream Vacation

Vacation: an extended period of recreation, especially one spent away from home or in traveling @hanniecakes10 challenge

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meganangharad
meganangharadI write poems and stories.
A Chronicle of Homelessness writing stories

A Chronicle of Homelessness

I was inspired to write this poem after moving to a city and witnessing the injustice of the numerous homeless individuals there. Source: https://poets.media/a-chronicle-of-homelessness?_ga=2.1742649...

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themorrigan
themorriganAh! Madness.
noEVERYthing wealth stories

noEVERYthing

I once had nothing and ended up nothing. I was a child of a poor family of five. Growing up as the youngest child, I never really had a toy nor proper clothes. My parents can barely provide us three m...

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cindychris33
cindychris33Community member
The Fight Against Life poverty stories

The Fight Against Life

I Know You Hate Living In Poverty. You Just Got Paid And, Your Pockets Are Empty.

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parz1val
parz1valCommunity member
ALL SIDES forever stories

ALL SIDES

Poem by Slacks of ‘Flowslacks Collective’

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honeythighs
honeythighsi believe.
This Is Who You Are happyending stories

This Is Who You Are

this is you, and this is how you live now.

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readmylips
readmylipsamateur poet, notice me



                        Rat Race  discrimination stories

Rat Race

Rat race

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