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 10,062 ways that won't work

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 (on hiatus-willcheckdmsandmentions)

Tomato

Something for todays prompt .. Do give a read.

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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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medha_gautam
medha_gautam Power Reader I might be incorrect but I'm never wrong

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 There are people who care about you❤️

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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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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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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infiniti
infiniti Gifted Writer A small teen with big dreams...

SACRIFICE

The little sacrifices in life...

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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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iowamamaof3
iowamamaof3 Verified I just like to write...is that so wrong?

Haiti

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

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iowamamaof3
iowamamaof3 Verified I just like to write...is that so wrong?

Haiti - my heart

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

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chukspoetry
chukspoetry free poetry book : http://ge.tt/6QCKrYq2

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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