CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: BRIGITTE POIRSON POETRY CONTEST 2017 [SEPTEMBER] ‘WHAT LIES BEYOND THE SILENT NIGHT’

Words Rhymes & Rhythm (WRR) is now receiving entries for the  September edition of the BRIGITTE POIRSON POETRY CONTEST (BPPC) SEASON III, 2017. Poets from Nigeria, Africa and all over the world are hereby invited to submit their poems on the theme: WHAT LIES BEYOND THE SILENT NIGHT. The theme for this month’s edition of… Continue reading CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: BRIGITTE POIRSON POETRY CONTEST 2017 [SEPTEMBER] ‘WHAT LIES BEYOND THE SILENT NIGHT’

DEATH IS BEAUTIFUL by Ijalusi Oluwatola Samuel

O Death, I salute you the pliable merciful herald who ushers one out and in, transiting between life and death. Seen as the end but negate breaking bodies down to become building blocks. Aches and agonies are prices being paid for life, Death is learned as it is the calm void. Life slashes are interminable… Continue reading DEATH IS BEAUTIFUL by Ijalusi Oluwatola Samuel

A STILL PLACE IN THE MARKET by Ndukwo Kalu Ugah

The joy of womanhood Afia Nkwo,the only market that ever stood In Abiriba,rewarding us so good, Here,your honour dwells Attention!buy me,has been the song of the bells. We are your folks,whom you feed A bowl of food,you are indeed Morning and night,we call for our daily need, Though inflation and rain are all your pains… Continue reading A STILL PLACE IN THE MARKET by Ndukwo Kalu Ugah

HEAVENS

I live by your word Lord Equipped by your spirit Your lead is my desire Guide me till the end of time Heavens… Angels’ wings gloriously shown The majesty throne and honours Heads bow down with thunderous worship I wanna be there… My baritone voice singing ‘Hosanna!’ My eternal home at last Never will it… Continue reading HEAVENS