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

The Sky Will Fall

March 28, 2018 6:16pm | Kelechi Ihejirika

The noise down here is immense. My shoulders begin to feel tense. Tell it to stop. Before my heart drops and the sky falls.   The pain down here is extreme. Quick, hide, here comes the supreme. You better not blink. He’ll give you a […]

Black Keys

March 28, 2018 5:51pm | Jada Adgerson, Gianni Morsell

There is always something Better on the other ride On the obstacles we face In the past lives we trace In the clarity we have The kindness in our hearts We all have it It’s about how we use it What we do with it […]


March 28, 2018 5:48pm | Jada Adgerson, Gianni Morsell

The wind will blow People come and go Can love be as strong As the bond that grows How can we trust As we have been hurt How can the pain go How can we move on We as people must To reach our destiny […]


March 28, 2018 5:47pm | Kelechi Ihejirika

Your memorial was beautiful Hysterical is my state of mind But I will never be the same And your death is to blame You’re just laying there Why won’t you come on out I know your casket is cold It is you that I can […]

The End

March 28, 2018 5:46pm | Jada Adgerson, Gianni Morsell

I’m not where i’m supposed to be I’m in the dark with the pain so deep I’m tired of it It will be the end of me I’m scared I’m frightened Like the child in me You scare me sometimes with the words you say […]

Moving On

March 28, 2018 5:45pm | Jada Adgerson, Gianni Morsell

After graduating This is the start Of a new beginnings This is the moment To take risks To try new things To change courses This is the end Of sorrow Of sadness This is not the time For bitterness For back stabbing For lying This […]

White Keys

March 28, 2018 5:44pm | Jada Adgerson, Gianni Morsell

There’s a melody playing It moves my heart It moves me to tears It drains out all fears There’s the keys I’m pounding There’s a measure I’m counting There’s that breathless moment And I cry Again There’s a song I wrote It’s the song I […]


March 28, 2018 5:43pm | Jada Adgerson, Gianni Morsell

This is the year For renewal For beginnings For promises unfold This is the time For happiness For love For charity For us to forget This is the end of our troubles But the end of us sowing bad seeds But the end of evil […]


March 28, 2018 5:41pm | Jada Adgerson, Gianni Morsell

You must hear the truth You must get out of depression You must keep progressing The fact still remains That heart of pure white of snow Will no longer be But it is forever to stay Pure, kind, loving Forgiving, peaceful, hopeful True, selfless, brave […]


March 28, 2018 5:40pm | Jada Adgerson, Gianni Morsell

I feel conflicted Like everyone is counting on me To supersede To do better For the first time in my life I can’t at least feel like it I’m sorry I didn’t come My inspiration is gone To one with the lock bound hair Should […]