NOT ALL FATHERS LEAVE, adopts a near-vernacular diction and language to deliver the poet’s perspective which is both a humorous and valid analysis of a critical social issue. Hussani’s MELANIN GIRL features perfectly woven hyperbolic metaphors and images that are warm on the mind. The genius of history and culture in humorous verse is what ‘Akinlua’s DEITIES DONT SMILE delivers in twenty-seven deliciously original lines.
ng entries for the August/September 2021 edition of the BRIGITTE POIRSON POETRY CONTEST (BPPC). This edition welcomes expressive poems on any theme of the poets’ choice. Simply ‘Express Yourself’ in verse.