A Project for Better Journalism chapter
January 19, 2018 Word Of The Day is Accolade: An expression of praise or admiration. An award or privilege granted; an acknowledge of merit. Sentence: The social activist was given an accolade to recognize her efforts to fight for justice.


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 The Whole World Wants!

January 19, 2018 7:05pm | Jalia Williams

What the Whole World Wants Fabulousness will never end. It is uncommon. What the whole world wants is beauty. But the beauty you want has to come from within Beauty can come in many ways. Look around and you’ll see. Beauty takes time to grow, […]

My Release

January 19, 2018 3:01pm | Shaiyann Palmore

I release my stress through every move I make I lose myself in the world of dance Through every step and turn my worries flow out of my body like a borderless stream I release my stress through every move I make I lose myself […]

Honey Bun

January 12, 2018 7:16pm | Kelechi Ihejirika

The glaze so sweet I lick my teeth The shape defined It blows my mind The smell so rich I start to itch The swirl so thick I snap a pic   I’d travel the world And search under the sun Just to find the […]

The Apathy Poem

January 12, 2018 7:12pm | Kelechi Ihejirika

Who cares about this? Certainly not I This becomes our mentality after junior high We seem to have no interest in our education Trump in fact is actually damning this nation   Who cares about this? Certainly not I There is so much this country […]

The Tide (Pull)

January 12, 2018 7:06pm | Jada Adgerson, Gianni Morsell

Calm as the water deep that drives The blue eyes that I’ve encountered Run as the wind the blows The wild roar of the jungle lion Love as the heart beats fast The two friends have come at last Dull as the slug that slims […]


January 12, 2018 7:05pm | Jada Adgerson, Gianni Morsell

You don’t care You watch as men, women, children, and babies Are inflicted with damage Damage beyond repair Those cold eyes have left all hope Indignity human beings can conflict on Telling people who have suffered Excruciating pain and loss That their pain and loss […]

The Wheel

January 12, 2018 6:48pm | Jada Adgerson, Gianni Morsell

It’s when you wake up in the morning and realize you’re alone When you’ve been down and don’t know what to call home Wishing with all your heart that you will find true love Falling head over heels like a falling dove Dreaming of the […]

Why Does My Life Matter?

January 12, 2018 6:47pm | Jada Adgerson, Gianni Morsell

If you are asking yourself “Why does my life matter?” Well i’m here to tell you Your life matters because you never know what is to come You have a whole life ahead of you And it is just getting started

Winter Blues

January 12, 2018 2:51pm | Shaiyann Palmore

Drowning in the winter blues Reflecting on the past and the things we thought we’d never lose The  holidays go by as we enter a new year Drowning in the winter blues We see all that has been lost and all that is to come […]

The Ones Who Got Away

January 8, 2018 12:50am | Aderonke Adelegan

We all started 2017 together Counting down the seconds to enter a new chapter in our lives To enter more adventures and experience new things To make resolutions we were never going to follow through We planned to do it all over again but you didn’t […]