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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

Death of Love Undone -Poem

June 9, 2018 9:37pm | Neima Belewa, Victor Nwogu

  Roses are red Violets are blue My heart is cold And empty too I lost the one who meant the most All because of some petty hoes   Heartache, heart sad Think I might go mad Our love was like an eclipse Never meant […]

Bubble Coat

June 8, 2018 10:37pm | Kelechi Ihejerika

What a design! It looks pretty new. Is it holographic? That’s a neat shade of blue! I answered the comments, with an esteemed yes. But someone called it fake. That put me in distress. No it’s not, I replied. Just feel it and see! He […]

Appearance

June 8, 2018 10:36pm | Kelechi Ihejerika

My pencil skirt is purple and new. It doesn’t really reach my knees. Since everyone is infatuated with my attire, No matter how short, I am no sleaze.   My red lipstick has broken in two. The difficulty it took to apply, It bleeds on […]

Pathetic

June 8, 2018 10:34pm | Kelechi Ihejerika

You sit there and you do no work, But you have the audacity to laugh and smirk How dare you succumb to this environment? Have you ever thought about your own retirement? You see the world but you refuse to change it. Yet you’re angry […]

Rose

June 8, 2018 6:23pm | Anonymous

Fresh and bittersweet Laying beyond my reach Her petals call me

SHAME

June 8, 2018 2:25pm | Ibironke Sonekan

Our hearts are built on sin It’s the main reason why we won’t let god in We run away not knowing we’re running to the devil He loves the attention but he will never be on God’s level We hide in our guilt and shame […]

“Ten Toes” a poem by Richard Folk

June 7, 2018 5:43pm | Evan Eubanks, Richard Folk

We stand up We never fold It’s getting rough I’ve never told They act tough But in reality… nobody is really Ten Toes

Tired

June 6, 2018 5:33pm | Jada Adgerson, Gianni Morsell

I’m tired of feeling sorry I’m tired of feeling bad I’m tired of feeling hurt I’m tired of feeling betrayed I’m tired of the lies I’m tired of the guilt I’m tired of the arrogance I’m tired of the doubt I’m tired of the teasing […]

Dream

June 6, 2018 5:32pm | Jada Adgerson, Gianni Morsell

I don’t want to dream When I do it’s things I can’t have I don’t want to think about those things All the pain and suffering dreams cause It reminds me of the state i’m in How i’m not where I want to be in […]

Bloom

June 6, 2018 5:31pm | Jada Adgerson, Gianni Morsell

Its like a flower It grows and blossoms But when its picked Because of its beauty It dies It never comes back Like a kindled warm flame But with proper care It will bloom again Gianni Morsell