Title: TOWARDS A BEAUTIFUL BECOMING Editor: BRIGITTE POIRSON & KUKOGHO IRUESIRI SAMSON Genre: POETRY No. of Pages: 30 Year: 2020
“It is refreshing to read through the lines in this excellent chapbook, which presents the poets' main concerns and reveals the main aspects of their poetic minds. The poets, through their verses, prove the eternal truth: that words and expression are very important."
– Brigitte Poirson
These poems are the top 20 poems of the April/May 2020 edition of the BRIGITTE POIRSON POETRY CONTEST (BPPC). Poets featured in this edition include the following: Martins Deep (1st Prize Winner), Jamiu Ahmed (2nd Prize Winner), Ojo Adewale Iyanda (3rd Prize Winner), Oladimeji Adam Adedayo, Ayodele Ayooluwatomiwa Rachel, Sabur Adedokun, Ibikunle Aisha, Adeniran Joseph, Akor Agada Nathaniel, Husani Abdulrahmin, Ajayi Mary Ayobami, Abubakr Sadiq, Oyedokun Penawd Ibukun, Fatimatu Ibrahim, Abdulbaseet Yusuff, Nket-Awaji Alpheaus, Iliya Kambai Dennis, Olajuwon Adedokun Abdullah, Samuel Olawale Ogunyinka, and Olaewe David Opeyemi.
The BPPC is a monthly writing contest aimed at rewarding the under-appreciated talent of young Nigerian poets.