“Rage is fine as long as it doesn't deteriorate into bitterness." – Cornel West
"Indeed, to poetically strain against the reins - and the reigns - is an act of psychological sanity, a means of deflating what plagues us, and ultimately a means of action. Mission accomplished."
These poems are the top 30 poems of the May 2019 edition of the BRIGITTE POIRSON POETRY CONTEST (BPPC) is a monthly writing contest aimed at rewarding the under-appreciated talent of young Nigerian poets.