The writers have underlined and exploited the fact they are a social and historical hemistich in a family sentence that forms a poetic and political unit. Poetry connects generations because it points to a direction inspired by the ancestors and redefined by their inheritors.
– Brigitte Poirson
These poems are the top 20 poems of the BRIGITTE POIRSON POETRY CONTEST (BPPC) February / March 2021. Poets featured in this edition include the following: Olalekan Daniel Kehinde, Akor Agada Nathaniel, Olowo Qudus Opeyemi, Ayodele Ayooluwatomiwa Rachel, Sabur Adedokun, Ibikunle Aisha, Adeniran Joseph, Akor Agada Nathaniel, and Husani Abdulrahman. The BPPC is a monthly writing contest aimed at rewarding the under-appreciated talent of young Nigerian poets.