A Project for Better Journalism chapter
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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


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. […]


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


June 12, 2018 8:09am | Kelechi Ihejirika

Gentrification doesn’t have a race But instead, quite a spiteful face Of hunger, snob, and greed They make the place pretty And form a new committee And soon enough the residents are all one breed


June 12, 2018 8:07am | Kelechi Ihejirika

Where New York and Toronto meet A classic love story from the street A hood love that’ll do no good And rivalries that would rain bullets if they could The past is not easily forgotten Quickly the relationship turned rotten Blood drips and all remember […]


June 12, 2018 8:05am | Kelechi Ihejirika

Peninsula, a beauty! Quite the charmer, I see There’s a sparkle in your eyes I’d be honored if you lay them on me   Peninsula, the great! Your name is far from bland You’ve got a vast body of water And quite a piece of […]

You’re a Dog

June 12, 2018 8:02am | Kelechi Ihejirika

You’re the epitome of stupid You’ve wasted my time and yours Not a single soul—Even cupid! Couldn’t get you off all fours   Such a flirt? Well you can have her You’re not a lover but a fool! If I struck your heart with a […]

Weighted Words

June 11, 2018 5:14pm | Manuel A. Morillo

Words are precious Like heirlooms that can be traded or lost we hold them close Words are common Used to tell a story, give a command, or simply describe they are sprayed everywhere Sprayed not spilled or dropped they seemingly hold no weight in any […]

Pageant Girl

June 9, 2018 9:41pm | Neima Belewa, Jane Oyekan

“Smile wide.” They tell the jewel posing before them As They begin to photoshop the small gap between her bright shiny pearls So that she may be the next “Covergirl.”   Fix your position they critique her As she prepares for the very competition that […]