A Project for Better Journalism chapter


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


April 21, 2018 12:11pm | Jada Adgerson, Gianni Morsell

One year can change one’s perspective One month can make a person stronger One day can make you learn something One smile can make a friendship One embrace can comfort someone One tear can move a nation One love can bound someone together One caress […]

Forgiving you

April 11, 2018 3:58pm | Genesis Jacobs

  Forgiving You I forgive you although you never apologized, I forgive you for letting me look into your eyes You never showed the pain but I knew it was there You kept your guard up it isn’t your fault that you were never quite […]


April 6, 2018 4:05am | Joshua Bailey, Dayja Young

EC- Joshua Bailey uber to and from uber expenses, uber expensive, It all became -centric, corrupt abrupt bankrupt invest invest invest less in public transportation, more in education, investment invest in investing infectious From four- to fourteen-hundred, From a month to a year.

Ego Integrity

April 6, 2018 4:04am | Joshua Bailey, Dayja Young

Ego Integrity- Joshua Bailey I heard roll call across the hall in advanced courses: U. S. Government and Chemistry Honors. And soon… I’d drag around guilt & awake each morning in paralysis, to the taste of salt watering pupils. I hear him by the back […]


April 6, 2018 4:01am | Joshua Bailey, Dayja Young

Rigamortis- Joshua Bailey It’s too early to be complaining, Good morning, afternoon, evening, working morning, afternoon, evening be vigorous, strenuous short-term, long-term short- to long-term, short- too long-term in other words, he don’t know otherwise than a season to season part-time…


April 6, 2018 3:59am | Joshua Bailey, Dayja Young

Centric-Joshua Bailey white-collar corruption… black codes… Agriculture— Ethnicity-hypened; Chinese-, Latin-, African-, Mexican- all minorities, all non-“native” to the “All”- American, All “American.” Angry America.

My First

March 29, 2018 5:37pm | Camisha Jenifer

You were my first My very first My first everything, when I say everything I mean everything Naive is such a strong word I would prefer to call myself confused I would prefer to call myself trusting I would prefer to call myself in love […]


March 29, 2018 4:06pm | Camisha Jenifer

Maybe it wasn’t meant to be, Because if it was it would be right? So maybe you weren’t meant for me, Maybe we weren’t meant to live that life, You know, that one we imagined together. Maybe life lived apart is better for us, I […]

1 Fish Jhene Aiko

March 29, 2018 3:04am | Jhene Aiko

1 Fish By: Jhene Aiko in the past she was angry in the future she was scared but alive in the moment is where shes aware

Weeping and Wailing

March 28, 2018 6:21pm | Kelechi Ihejirika

Oh the weeping and wailing! The ships are finally sailing. I’m not on board. Oh my Lord. Tell them to return.   Oh the weeping and wailing! My grades are tragically sailing. They’re not the best. I can attest. To the procrastination that is me.