Rising above prejudices, the poets have aired their views in original lines liable to make societies move an inch further towards justice.
– Brigitte Poirson
These poems are the top 20 poems of the BRIGITTE POIRSON POETRY CONTEST (BPPC) April / May 2021. Poets featured in this edition include the following: Zakiyyah Dzukogi, Ifunanya Juliet Ottih, Hussani Abdulrahim, Bayowa Ayomide, Testimony Akinkunmi, Akor Agada Nathaniel, Ogedengbe Tolulope Impact, Blessing Omeiza Ojo, Shitta Faruq Adémólá, and Akinlua Mercy Oluwaseun. BPPC awards ₦30,000 in prize money to the top three entries. The BPPC is a monthly writing contest aimed at rewarding the under-appreciated talent of young Nigerian poets.