We are accepting original romantic poems that explore the diverse themes of love, whether in a realistic or surrealistic way and stretches the boundaries of poetry in terms of diction, composition and form. Yes, this theme draws from the euphoria of Valentine’s Day.
Blessing Omeiza Ojo is the winner of the Words Rhymes & Rhythm 2021 NIGERIAN TEACHERS AWARD for teachers of the English Language, Literature, and Creative Arts who have made outstanding contributions to the development of education and the literary industry in Nigeria.
Akor Agada Nathaniel is the winner of the Albert Jungers Poetry Prize (AJPP) 2021, awarded to the best poem from the combined top 10 entries of the bi-monthly Brigitte Poirson Poetry Contest (BPPC), from February to September 2021.
Olowo Qudus Opeyemi, Hussani Abdulrahim and Akor Agada Nathaniel have been shortlisted for the 2021 Albert Jungers Poetry Prize (AJPP).
Writers Oppong Clifford Benjamin and Jide Badmus are Special Guests for the 6th Words Rhymes & Rhythm Literary Festival — FEAST OF WORDS (FOW) 2021.
WRR’s FEAST OF WORDS (FOW) 2021 will hold on the 26th – 27th of November, 2021 in Abuja, Nigeria. Themed: BRIDGING WITH WORDS, FOW 2021 is the 6th edition of the annual Literary Festival.
Ibiteye’s soulful poem To Bleed Colors emerged 1st place winner ahead of 2nd placed A Birth of Disappointment by Glorious Kate Akpegah and 3rd-placed Echoes of Eden by Jewo Oghenetega.
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.
We are receiving entries for the June/July 2021 edition of the BRIGITTE POIRSON POETRY CONTEST (BPPC). Themed TELL TALL TALES, this edition seeks fun-filled poetic yarns with humorous or sensational twists.