A Project for Better Journalism chapter
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Students submit poems of any style to be be published on The Main Street Journal.
-Poems can be of any style
-Must be proofread by news team before being posted
-No limit to number of stanzas or lines
-No profanity

What is Love?

May 24, 2020 7:32pm | Jermaine Tolliver II

love is a funny concept sometimes u can see it but it’s not there maybe it’s there but i just can’t see it forcing into love is a death wish killing your heart and honor means killing yourself and love is not suicidal love is […]

Michelle Obama

May 13, 2020 2:32pm | Jordan Coleman

Michelle Obama Our First Lady and her amazing legacy Represented her herself with style and grace She has never been afraid to move forward Without worrying about the things people may say Our First Lady Michelle accomplished so many things that have changed me, and […]


May 12, 2020 6:51pm | Saffiatu Johnson

If I’m being honest, there are parts of me that feel a little different knowing that some things are going back to ‘normal’ I’m happy but not in joy at the same time Deep down I still feel like a part is missing, but it’s […]

Peaceful Growth

May 1, 2020 11:36pm | Evan Nuesca

  Budding plants under the sun Without care for anyone.  Sheltered seedlings growing up Unaware of the nation’s lockup.   Motivated to grow and flower Vegetables and fruits Unimpeded by the crisis  That affects our waking hour.   While they continue to work Day in […]

The Reason Why

April 30, 2020 8:17pm | Sydney Monroe

Culture (n) – the customs, arts, social institutions, and achievements of a particular nation, people, or other social group.   There’s always been a fear Of being of African descent  For all the negative stereotypes And treatments that came with it We lost our history […]

Who I Am?

March 26, 2020 5:04pm | C.C and Jocelyn Cruz

When you see me do you see me? Do you see the real me? Or just see what everybody else sees A teenager ready to explode like a volcano A teenager lost and doesn’t know what to believe, what to think or do Who am […]

We will be okay

March 25, 2020 6:07pm | Shyann Snyder

Things have not been easy for us lately But I’m proud of us for holding on For working together to make it through this I know we will be okay in the end And  I hope you believe that, too Because no matter how hard […]

I love you

March 25, 2020 3:34pm | Shyann Snyder

I love you because you actually put effort into me I love you because nobody has ever given me the love that you have given me and you are the only one that could ever love me this way. I love you because you always […]

For Women

March 10, 2020 11:17pm | Jermaine Tolliver II

The creators of man the heart of the family I walk bare footed on glass in this dark land But start to fly when i hold a woman’s hand The one who is calm during insanity When fathers leave she makes a man of me […]

Fallen Star

March 3, 2020 3:15pm | Jermaine Tolliver II

They could never understand what u set 2 do instead they choose 2 ridicule u when u got weak they loved the sight of your dimming and flickering starlight How could they understand what was so intricate 2 be loved by so many, so intimate […]