THE FOLLY OF EVERYTHING: RISE TODAY by Kanyinsola Olorunnisola

The fire in her eyes seared my soul coal-black, Heaves of despair slouched her small, scrawny back, Engraved on her spirit was a weary lonely lack. For the first time, I fell for a street-side beggar-girl, Oh, my poor mind was in a wild wild whirl, Left stricken by the virgin thunder of agape affection,… Continue reading THE FOLLY OF EVERYTHING: RISE TODAY by Kanyinsola Olorunnisola

THE PACT: by Onwuasoanya Chika Jones (Winner BPPC 2015, March)

When man first discovered that God, was not between his legs, He set out to find the diviner’s rod, And fill his flesh bowl with cloud dregs, The Nazarene walked the seas and earth, He resurrected dead men and corneas, He calmed seas and diseases of the earth, Some say he rode on a donkey… Continue reading THE PACT: by Onwuasoanya Chika Jones (Winner BPPC 2015, March)

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: BRIGITTE POIRSON POETRY CONTEST

Dear esteemed Nigerian poets, Words Rhymes & Rhythm, Nigeria’s largest poetry platform and newest publishing firm, brings you the Brigitte Poirson Poetry Contest (BPPC) organized in honor of Brigitte Poirson, French poet and lecturer, editor and promoter of African poetry. BPPC was designed to reward the underappreciated poetic talents of Nigerian poets and promote the… Continue reading CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: BRIGITTE POIRSON POETRY CONTEST