Short Stories featuring Poverty

Here are the top short stories, fanfiction, poetry, and posts about Poverty on Commaful, including topics like "hunger", "daily-prompt", and more. Click here to sign up for more stories about Poverty.

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fathomless
fathomless Commaful Star It is perhaps, the end of the beginning.

Do you know?

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stargazer_
stargazer_ Commaful Star I.G: blotted.diaries_

indebt of life

Here's everything that's wrong in the world.. my commalympics entry... For our actions impact others too

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marigold
marigold Gifted Writer 15 || dreaming in sunflower fields <3

𝚋𝚛𝚘𝚔𝚎𝚗 𝚠𝚘𝚛𝚕𝚍

i guess this is a sequel to my last poem...

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elleseng
elleseng Commaful Star new poem or contest battle? dm me which!

Stop. Think.

Put a pin in what you're doing, and think for a minute.

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pratanubanerjee
pratanubanerjee Elite Comma 257 featured + 1719 followers

Help The Poor Children

Children need food. There are plenty of poor children around the world.

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gale_of_words
gale_of_words Gifted Writer They/them. About me: heliogale.carrd.co

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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debadityadutta
debadityadutta Gold Comma poetry poetry poetry

Tomato

Something for todays prompt .. Do give a read.

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in Commaful Star 18/ IG: @onlyiqra

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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rileylyrics
rileylyrics Gifted Writer Vivamus, moriendum est.

Disgusting Sights of the Advancing World....

The world has made many advancements in technology, but do we really deserve to be called advanced when a part of us is still struggling of their existence...

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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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burntorange
burntorange Gifted Writer If it's meant to be, it will be.

S T R E E T S

An acrostic poem about the wealth gap and inequality inspired by a daily prompt 'street' from a couple of weeks ago. What does street mean to you?

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medha_gautam
medha_gautam Power Reader Worst decisions make best stories

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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goldenfeather
goldenfeather Avid Reader Community member

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 public drafts folder. let’s talk prose

too exhausted to write a manifesto

this is your youth

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ivoryannalise
ivoryannalise Commabassador It's okay, little crystalline shell.

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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peakogreen
peakogreen Gifted Writer (they/he) IG: @peakogreen

slap on the wrist

being told not to hurt

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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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