I Love Hobo's They're Cool

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 46 People

    In The Big Rock Candy Mountains

    Ever since I first heard the song big rock candy mountains I've had an obsession with train hopping and the hobo lifestyle, I was lucky enough thru my years to meet a few hobos in my life and learn about life on the road, while it seems glamorous and carefree it's defiantly not a...
    surfking67 surfking67
    Mar 27, 2012


    hobo's are cool
    frizzy1000 frizzy1000
    13-15, F
    1 Response Jun 9, 2009

    One Outside My Apartment

    There used to be an old Homeless man outside my apartment and everry one treated em like ****. id see people kick at em or spit on em when he asked them for change. So i took my paycheck( i got bout 10,00 per check) and gave it to em. he looked at me and said "Sir, im not sure if...
    LiveWhileyaCan LiveWhileyaCan
    16-17, M
    Mar 5, 2013

    Thinking About It

    I'd like to be a hobo. I'd train hop and hitch hike and I would jump on freight trains it seems like a really good life. I just need a rucksack....
    starnostarr starnostarr
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Feb 20, 2010

    Strong Boots, A Warm Coat, And A Will To Roam.

    I have always been fond of reading travel writing; but mostly about tramping and riding freight trains. It just something I really love about the American history. Riding freight trains as described in many books, it’s like being ultimately free; like a rebel riding the rails...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Mar 11, 2011

    Just Me And My Beens

    Oh to live life on the open rails without a care in the world, No worrying about the rat race, paying bills or personal hygiene. I wanna ride the boxcars and play my harmonica singing a song of woe and personal tragedy Ive got my hankie on a stick and I'm ready to go.
    malevolenttrckster malevolenttrckster
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Oct 22, 2009
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