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The Jaguar Renassaince

Various forms of artwork are submitted to be featured on The Main Street Journal’s website and in some cases are considered for placement on the print copy of the newspaper.

The Jaguar Renassaince Subcolumns


March 6, 2018 7:12pm | Jada Adgerson, Gianni Morsell

        Love Love is what ties a bond Love can bring people together in the most unlikely predicaments Love is what allows the hurt and scared to persevere Love is a thing that can change a person Love causes an end to […]


March 6, 2018 7:11pm | Jada Adgerson, Gianni Morsell

Eulogy I’m waiting for something Just one moment An opportunity to step up To speak out To open up To shout out To look up At all others To see them smile with gratitude In familiarity To know my name My past tense My ancestry […]

“Diary of a Mad Black Girl” the making of the poems

March 5, 2018 6:48pm | Indira Nzerue

Abigail Ndikum-Diary of a Mad Black Girl is a collection of poems that discuss the raw emotions of a teenage girl. Starting with “Blowing Dandelions,” and ending with “A Letter to my Future Son,” each poem explores different aspects of the speaker’s personality, focusing on […]

“Empty Potholes” an Original Poem by Abigail Ndikum

March 5, 2018 6:47pm | Indira Nzerue

Abigail Ndikum— “Empty Potholes” Sometimes I really want to cry My heart races Head spins, Lips quiver And my eyes start to burn – I hate crying It makes me appear Vulnerable, Weak, Fragile – And I am not fragile. My skin may be smooth […]

“A Letter To My Past Self” An Original Poem by Abigail Ndikum

March 5, 2018 6:46pm | Indira Nzerue

Abigail Ndikum—                                  A Letter to my Past Self I’m sorry, I’m sorry for those nights you stayed up listening to yelling, I’m sorry that you had to get out […]

“A Letter to my Future Son” an Original Poem by Abigail Ndikum

March 5, 2018 6:43pm | Indira Nzerue

Abigail Ndikum— A Letter to my Future Son I love you As you grow into a man, I want you to know that I love you. I’m so sorry for bringing you into this God-forsaken world. I guess it was rather selfish, Me thinking that […]

“Blowing Dandelions” An original poem by Abigail Ndikum

March 5, 2018 6:08pm | Indira Nzerue

Abigail Ndikum— “Blowing Dandelions” I wish I had curly hair Spiraling strands that wrap perfectly around my index finger Each perfect curl coming together in one huge ‘fro A ‘fro big enough to block all the hate from the world. But instead I was stuck […]

“Anti social club” an original poem by Abigail Ndikum

March 5, 2018 6:07pm | Indira Nzerue

Abigail Ndikum— Anti social Social Club “I’m fine.” No I’m not. “I’m good.” Nothing is good about today, Abigail. “You feeling okay, Abby?” “Yup” Man, just shut up. It’s so much easier to lie. Tell them what they want to hear, Or at least how […]

Boku No Hero Academia Season 3 Visual Released!!

March 1, 2018 6:24pm | Rukayat Fakoya

Boku No Hero Academia already released with 2 seasons back to back with a movie on the way now is getting a third season! Amazing what the power of the fans can do for one manga right. Well that’s not even the best part, a visual has been released!  […]

Bungo Stray Dogs: Dead Apple Trailer Released!!

March 1, 2018 6:20pm | Rukayat Fakoya

Bungo Stray Dogs, an exciting anime show, has been around with two seasons of entertainment over the past two years. The makers of the hit show have released a trailer promote their new movie, “Dead Apple“. The release date is set to be March 3, 2018! The movie features […]