Homeless by Elsie Schmied Knoke
Approx. 8,930 words.
Published on November 8, 2009 by
Myrtle is still learning the ropes as a homeless person with the help of her new friend, Gladys. They barely manage to find enough to eat and their odds of surviving the winter are not good until they unexpectedly meet someone who offers a ray of hope. When he invites Myrtle and her friend into his home, where he lives with two other formerly homeless men.