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Though the Frost Was Cruel

- Central Manhattan late afternoon, two weeks out from Christmas, was no place for a frail old lady, one whose entire possessions barely half-filled the rusted shopping trolley she trundled before her...

By: Peter_Pan | Category: Drama | Score: 5| Added: 05 Mar 2021

Open Road

- I walked up from the Ventura River bottom where I spent the night. Nighttime in a homeless camp is very different, a strange mixture of camaraderie and distrust. Not unpleasant, but not great either....

By: Regnadkcin | Category: Drama | Score: 5| Added: 07 Jul 2017


- When I came across this picture, I felt I had to write a story around it. Empathy What do you see when you're looking at me if we happen to pass on the street? Will you show some concern, our your...

By: tradford | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 16 Apr 2016

In The Shadows

- I stand in the dark, cold, still night, watching, waiting, listening hidden from view. A soft breeze blows, carrying the voices and laughter of people walking by my hidden refuge. Little do they know ...

By: frogprince | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 4.9| Added: 24 Nov 2014

In Search of Another

- That person on the street is someone's relative. [Dedicated to both the caring and the homeless.] In his place on a quiet block –  There lived a very simple man.  His walk like ...

By: dgford | Category: Poetry | Score: 0| Added: 05 Jul 2014


- Every night, I lay in my cardboard box and listen to the train whistle in the distance. It was a train that I used to ride all the time, but now I am all by myself in a little square area that I call...

By: Douglas_Daleray | Category: Musings | Score: 4.7| Added: 20 Feb 2014

homeless helping homeless

- (1/24/13) there are more homeless dogs than there are homeless people on the streets. but a bond is created when the two of them meet they look out for each other and feel each others pains...

By: poetlou | Category: Poetry | Score: 4| Added: 24 Jan 2013

Everyday He Writes The Book

- "Smile, make a pot of chamomile tea, pretend there's an orange hanging above your head, point at it and laugh". That was what an old man who lived under a bridge near my school once told me. He was wi...

By: kokomo_sally | Category: Musings | Score: 3.7| Added: 18 Nov 2012

To Be Homeless

- To be homeless is to be afraid. To be homeless is to be hungry. To be homeless is to be mocked. To be homeless is to feel insecure. To be homeless is to be dirty. To be homeless is to not care wh...

By: Pouch | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.3| Added: 14 Jan 2012

The Box

-   With a face begrimed, an old man climbed from a tattered cardboard box to a sight he knew - was an alley’s view, beneath the loading docks. The morning light would end the fight he always had...

By: tradford | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.7| Added: 16 Aug 2011