A Project for Better Journalism chapter

Poetry and Stories

This section of the paper is a collection of poetry from the Journalism Club.

Life Experiences: Part 1

February 20, 2018 11:10pm | Jasmin Mitchell

This is a short series that I am writing about the things I notice in everyday life. The writing may seem kind of vague and may be hard to follow, but that is because it is open for interpretation and I will offer an explanation […]

Life of a Freshman: Hang with Aaron (Part 2)

December 14, 2017 10:42pm | Courtney Smith

I saw Aaron, so I went to him before I said anything. Aaron asked me “Hey do you want to come over later and have a movie night?” “Sure I would love too. Are the others coming this time?” every Friday night we have a […]

Fantasy World

December 14, 2017 10:42pm | Kaylee Campbell

As I stare into space I see a world A world where everything is beautiful A place where there is no judgement People do not look down on others People do not feel left out There is no drama Young girls do not cry over […]

I Pledge Allegiance to the Flag

November 14, 2017 10:59pm | Laura Martin

November 2008 “I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America” As a child, these words hung on a tall white door in my home, and every morning I would stand there slowly blinking sleep out of my eyes and pledge these […]

Worth of the World

November 1, 2017 7:28pm | Capri Jones

I’m sitting here in my hospital bed. Reading a book my mother gave me a decade go. That time when I knew nothing of others’ sorrows. I was rebellious and drove everyone away. Looking back at my younger years I wish I had been more like […]

Life of a Freshman (Part 1)

October 30, 2017 11:34pm | Courtney Smith

I’m a freshman at Jamestown high school this year. My experience so far has been okay, I am Samantha but my friends call me Sam. My classes that I have are extra hard, but I can handle it. I’m a straight A student and my […]


October 18, 2017 7:25pm | Anonymous

1. If you love something, do it hate is obstacle Overcome it, life will begin 2. Light is uplifting for good Just jump into life For good or bad, life will start 3. Running away will end life life is infinite let it be full […]

The World of Illusion

October 10, 2017 7:33pm | Jasmin Mitchell

After I closed my eyes for a much needed rest; the world around me melted away, providing space for the inky blackness that comes briefly from moving between time and space. The dark shadows were broken and then shattered by the color and sounds of a new world being born. This world was […]

The Little Guys

October 10, 2017 7:26pm | Jasmin Mitchell

The world is big for the little guys. Take me for example, I am Christopher, a moss plant. For me life growing up on trees is like a world from a fairy tale that I hear about those giant animals, I think their called humans, talk about. You know the […]


October 10, 2017 5:41pm | Brionna Law

Music   Adventure for your mind and ears Begs you to sing along Calms you in the darkest of times Drifts you from the scary world Excites and energizes you Finds you when you’re lost Grounds you when you’re wandering Heals you when you’re broken […]