OF POETIC YELLOW TRUMPETS — TOP 80 POEMS OF THE BRIGITTE POIRSON POETRY CONTEST 2022
Title: OF POETIC YELLOW TRUMPETS Editor: BRIGITTE POIRSON & KUKOGHO IRUESIRI SAMSON Genre: POETRY No. of Pages: 100 Year: 2022
Those who have carved out a place for themselves in this anthology with their verse actually compose only a sample of the talents that appear in the monthly contests. All have a chance to inscribe their names on the literary scene and sound the trumpets of victory, as has frequently happened over the past few years, and far beyond this contest.
These poems are the top 80 poems of the BRIGITTE POIRSON POETRY CONTEST (BPPC) from February to September 2022. Poets featured in this edition include the following: Philip Chijioke Abonyi, Emuobome Jemikalajah, Akan Ruth, Chinedu Gospel, Adéníran Abdbasit Adéyẹmí, Olowo Qudus Opeyemi, Blessing Omeiza Ojo, Enobong Ernest Enobong, Wisdom C. Nwoga, and Olalekan Daniel Kehinde (FEBRUARY/MARCH); Olajuwon Joseph Olumide, Blessing Omeiza Ojo, Jewo Oghenetega, Praise Ebirim, Hassan A. Usman, Zion Ayomide Shittu, Nnadi Samuel, Franklyn Orode, Olafisoye-Oragbade Oluwatosin David, and Ude Vivian Chidimma (APRIL/MAY) Jewo Oghenetega, Temidayo Testimony Omali Odey, Osieka Osinimu Alao, Olumide Manuel, Olafisoye-Oragbade Oluwatosin David, Inimfon Inyang, Enobong Ernest Enobong, L.A. Oyagaba Abah, Chukwuma-Eke Pacella, and Overcomer Ibiteye (JUNE/JULY); Osieka Osinimu Alao, Osho Tunde, Favour Orlando, Ahemen A. Korgba, Ogedengbe Tolulope Impact, Akor Agada Nathaniel, Ayomide Eunice Ogunkunle, Aishah Ahmad Imam, Shitta Faruq Ademola, and Muhammed Sanni Olowonjoyin (AUGUST/SEPTEMBER).
The BPPC is a poetry contest aimed at rewarding the under-appreciated talent of young Nigerian poets.