FEAST OF WORDS 2018: THANK YOU FOR BEING THERE

A photo from FOW 2019

It has been a couple of days since we successfully held another memorable edition of the FEAST OF WORDS, the annual Words Rhymes & Rhythm Literary Festival. I have been taking stock and can confidently say that this year’s festival, which is the 4th since we hatched the vision of bringing young Nigerian writers together… Continue reading FEAST OF WORDS 2018: THANK YOU FOR BEING THERE

AJPP: AIRE JOSHUA OMOTAYO WINS ALBERT JUNGERS POETRY PRIZE 2018

Aire Joshua Omotayo is the winner of the Albert Jungers Poetry Prize (AJPP) 2018, awarded to the best poem from the combined top 10 entries of the monthly Brigitte Poirson Poetry Contest (BPPC), from February to  September 2018. Aire’s poem ‘How I Became A Poet’ emerged the overall winner of the Prize after edging out… Continue reading AJPP: AIRE JOSHUA OMOTAYO WINS ALBERT JUNGERS POETRY PRIZE 2018

AJPP 2018 SHORTLIST: WHO WILL WIN ALBERT JUNGERS POETRY PRIZE?

We are pleased to announce the 10-man shortlist of the 2018 edition of the Albert Jungers Poetry Prize (AJPP), awarded to the best poem from the combined top 10 entries of the monthly Brigitte Poirson Poetry Contest (BPPC), from February to  September 2018. The shortlisted poets, in no particular order, are Kinsley Dominic,  Alexander A. Oduman, … Continue reading AJPP 2018 SHORTLIST: WHO WILL WIN ALBERT JUNGERS POETRY PRIZE?

‘I AM POETRY’ BY ALEXANDER A ODUMAN

I am the voice you hear From your sweet love, dear, Which, like a swift, sharp spear, pierces a young deer. I am the segment you use, The brain behind your muse. I make parallel lines fuse And set every bottleneck loose. I hold the sceptre of a Lord. I give wit, wealth and word,… Continue reading ‘I AM POETRY’ BY ALEXANDER A ODUMAN