Short Stories featuring Poverty

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

Follow

elleseng
elleseng Commaful Star Your struggle does not define your worth

Stop. Think.

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

ย  207
ย 
ย  2
Share ย  โ€ข ย  9 comments
somskies
somskies Gifted Writer https://mikasomskies.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...

ย  172
ย 
ย  3
Share ย  โ€ข ย  20 comments
sugar_cupcake
sugar_cupcake Commaful Star semi-hiatus

T h e U r b a n i t y

โ€˜[...] salient fame, carved in all the city walls.โ€™

ย  168
ย 
ย  0
Share ย  โ€ข ย  12 comments
debadityadutta
debadityadutta Gold Comma check insta for ma poems nowadays

Tomato

Something for todays prompt .. Do give a read.

ย  157
ย 
ย  0
Share ย  โ€ข ย  20 comments
in
in Commaful Star 17/ twitter: @ohnoiqra

Tonight We Feast

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

ย  146
ย 
ย  0
Share ย  โ€ข ย  7 comments
ma6onater
ma6onater Casual postings of a high school student

Dear COVID,

I wrote this for school describing povertyโ€™s challenge with COVID-19

ย  134
ย 
ย  1
Share ย  โ€ข ย  14 comments
marius
marius Gifted Writer Off-grid poet

Cold Nights/Warm Hearts

Likely my last poem about being homeless and surviving winter.

ย  127
ย 
ย  0
Share ย  โ€ข ย  5 comments
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.

ย  98
ย 
ย  0
Share ย  โ€ข ย  3 comments
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...

ย  77
ย 
ย  0
Share ย  โ€ข ย  12 comments
goldenfeather
goldenfeather Avid Reader ~Bloom with grace, even in the wild~

Starvation

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

ย  84
ย 
ย  0
Share ย  โ€ข ย  8 comments
jojojello
jojojello Gifted Writer if you know who I am, could you show me?

too exhausted to write a manifesto

this is your youth

ย  61
ย 
ย  0
Share ย  โ€ข ย  6 comments
ivoryannalise
ivoryannalise Commabassador ๋‚˜๋Š” ์‚ฌ๋ผ์ง„๋‹ค

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?

ย  58
ย 
ย  0
Share ย  โ€ข ย  6 comments
marius
marius Gifted Writer Off-grid poet

Salvation

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

ย  51
ย 
ย  0
Share ย  โ€ข ย  6 comments
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".

ย  41
ย 
ย  0
Share ย  โ€ข ย  1 comment
kindaobsessed
kindaobsessed Bronze Comma message me :)

Survival - A Poem for wawa_lover's challenge

A poem based off survival. Inspired by wawa_lover's challenge to create a poem from a random word generator.

ย  40
ย 
ย  0
Share ย  โ€ข ย  6 comments
infiniti
infiniti Silver Comma 15 | Indian | Dreamer & Poet

SACRIFICE

The little sacrifices in life...

ย  37
ย 
ย  0
Share ย  โ€ข ย  5 comments
shadowgurl
shadowgurl Gifted Writer Official Creator of Prommaful

Life in Hollywood

Hollywood Lifestyle

ย  30
ย 
ย  0
Share ย  โ€ข ย  1 comment
zuxxa
zuxxa Bronze Comma AO3 & FF.net: zuxxa

She Kept Scrubbing

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

ย  24
ย 
ย  0
Share ย  โ€ข ย  5 comments
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 .

ย  25
ย 
ย  0
Share ย  โ€ข ย  2 comments