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Poems

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

Courage

January 8, 2019 7:06pm | Ahmed Shaban

Courage it takes a lot to stand up to the fears…The monsters in your head. I don’t have a lot of that, I hate to break down, you will never see me sad. I was told I suffer in silence, that I got no way […]

Quote Of Day

December 14, 2018 5:29pm | Alisha Georges

Word of the day is: Literacy To be successful in life what you need is education, not literacy and degrees. By Munish Premchand Read more at: https://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/munshi_premchand_184047?src=t_literacy

Failure

November 28, 2018 11:41pm | Ladae, Green

Please don’t be alarm but I failed. I failed to know that this world is dangerous. I failed to see that are people out there waiting to damage us. I failed because I thought that were protected in schools. Because someone now has the guts […]

Justice

November 28, 2018 11:27pm | Ladae, Green

Having brown skin makes us targets. We are the ones that have to work the hardest. For jobs you have to fit the description. Different pigment, silky hair, and sophistication. You have to beg for justice. Because the jury doesn’t trust us. Feeling uneasy around […]

Listen

November 28, 2018 11:14pm | Ladae, Green

Listen to me. Listen to how I’m about to speak these words passionately. One day I was just sitting outside. Listening to the sweet birds harmonize. And I thought to myself… How could something so small be so loud? Its like they don’t care who’s […]

Listen Here Dear…

November 27, 2018 8:59pm | Aji Njie

Listen here dear don’t sit there and weep she is safe now and peacefully asleep we all know she wouldn’t want to see tears so wipe them all and wear your smile from ear to ear don’t think of thoughts that’ll cause you pain you […]

Real

November 15, 2018 10:34pm | Ladae Green

There are so many things that we can feel. But does it necessarily mean that they are real? We walk, talk, and play. We are skinny, thick, tall, short, and different in every other which way. But who are you? Are you real? Are you […]

Reading Just is Not For Me

October 17, 2018 6:16pm | Green, Ladae

Reading is not my forte. Id rather be watching Kevin Hart on a Saturday. If anything I’d be reading the bible. It gives me the keys to survival. Now i’m not no religious chick. But for some reason i call on Jesus when i’m sick. […]

Dreams

September 19, 2018 6:32pm | Green, Ladae

Just listen to me kiddo Everyone has dreams They will trick you But its not as bad as it seems The mind works on its own It produces imaginations As is shown We toss and turn From our dreams is also how we learn Dreams […]

The Moon

June 16, 2018 10:39pm | Brittney Angu

Moon So far but yet so close So bright but yet so dark Your light is my guidance So lonely in the sky Above all the shining stars You bring beauty to the night I adore you, Moon