This edition welcomes first-hand poetic expressions of women’s ‘glass ceiling’ experiences in our modern society.
Olalekan Daniel Kehinde is the first-place winner of the FEBRUARY / MARCH 2021 edition of the bi-monthly Brigitte Poirson Poetry Contest (BPPC). Akor Agada Nathaniel and Olowo Qudus Opeyemi emerge runner-ups of the contest which awards ₦15,000, ₦10,000, and ₦5,000 for the first, second and third places respectively.
I call my dreams “little black birds”
For they spread their wings and fly into the night,
Ayokunle Samuel Betiku, Osho Tunde and Yvonne Nezianya are the winners of the Eriata Oribhabor Poetry Prize (EOPP) 2020. This year’s edition awards ₦100,000 in cash prize to the top three poems.
This boy kissed God goodbye and became the God himself
“i hope i find happiness outside this world… away from this place.”
I know of a country there once was
History says it used to flow of milk and honey
Perhaps that is too long ago a time
For all that is left of it is ruin