A Project for Better Journalism chapter
January 23, 2020, Outlandish (adjective) : of or relating to another country : foreign  More →


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

Stop breaking your own heart!

January 23, 2020 3:24pm | Corbin, Pettigrew

Dear Girl who’s waiting to hear back from , Don’t wait up any longer. If he wanted to talk to you , he would have by now. If he can post things on instagram and twitter he also could have texted you in between that, […]


January 22, 2020 3:00pm | corbin, pettigrew

Most men will never be strong enough to choose you. And That’s not your issue. You never lose when a weak man loses his position in your life.


January 22, 2020 2:42pm | Corbin Pettigrew

Of all the tragedies on this earth, there is nothing more tragic than a person who cannot see their worth. I keep wondering how sad do I have to be for someone to keep insisting everything is going to be fine? I am no more […]


January 21, 2020 10:02pm | Nelson ajibise

Someday you will cry for meLike I cried for you.Someday you’ll miss meLike I missed you.Someday you’ll need meLike I needed you.Someday you’ll love me,But I won’t love you


January 21, 2020 10:00pm | Nelson ajibise

I’m tired of your apologies,I’m tired of your lies.You’ve left me feeling empty,Ready to say goodbye.I’ve given you my heart.I’ve given you my soul.I’m tired of feeling empty,Just once more to feel whole.Show me you love me,Whole-heartedly and undoubtedlyGive me reason to believeThat we were […]

People Come & Go

January 17, 2020 2:40pm | LaNiya Clark

People come and go everyday we may never know People come and go afraid to trust people we assume we know People come and go acceptance people come and go no need for relentless Trust the, trust thi, always keep an open eye. People come […]

Painful Memories

January 14, 2020 6:56pm | Nelson ajibise

I want to run, I want to hideFrom all the pain you engraved inside.I want to shout, I want to cry.Why can’t I tell you goodbye? I want to let you go, but I couldn’t do.I want to forget you, but I’ve always think of […]

If I Had Known by Alice Moore Dunbar Nelson

January 9, 2020 11:02pm | Jermaine Tolliver II

If I had known  Two years ago how drear this life should be,  And crowd upon itself allstrangely sad,  Mayhap another song would burst from out my lips,  Overflowing with the happiness of future hopes;  Mayhap another throb than that of joy.  Have stirred my […]

Life Goes On – Unknown

January 9, 2020 10:59pm | Jermaine Tolliver II

& that’s the beauty of change you can start from scratch or you can be mended & life goes on, if you let it

Muhammad Ali

January 9, 2020 2:48am | Jermaine Tolliver II

Better far— from all I see— To die fighting to be free What more fitting end could be? Better surely than in some bed Where in broken health I’m led Lingering until I’m dead Better than with prayers and pleas Or in the clutch of […]