...vigorous, vivid, vibrant, voluble voices vested in Poetry. An enchantment for eyes and ears.
– Brigitte Poirson
These poems are the top 20 poems of the BRIGITTE POIRSON POETRY CONTEST (BPPC) June/July 2021. Poets featured in this edition are Bayowa Ayomide Michael, Hussani Abdulrahim, Akinlua Oluwaseun Mercy, Zaynab Titilayo Abodunrin, Inyang, Inimfon Kufre, Eniola Abdulroqeeb Arówólò, Ariyo Ahmad, Nnadi Samuel, Olayinka Samson Aremu, Ogedengbe Trollope Impact, Ojo Olumide Emmanuel, Akor Agada Nathaniel, Oyedokun Ibukun Penawd, Idogar Daniel Isomagumhe, Ókólí Stephen Nonso, Zion Ayomide Shittu, Mozeedat Abdulrasak Kehinde, Olajuwon Joseph Olumide, Anuoluwa Olusegun Soneye and Taofeeqoh Billyhadiat Adeola. The BPPC is a monthly writing contest aimed at rewarding the under-appreciated talent of young Nigerian poets. It awards ₦30,000 in prize money to the top three entries.