BRIGITTE POIRSON POETRY CONTEST 2015: ADEDAYO ADEYEMI AGARAU'S ACHEBE TRIBUTE WINS JULY EDITION

Adedayo Adeyemi Agarau has won the July Edition of the BRIGITTE POIRSON POETRY CONTEST (BPPC) 2015, themed: “TIME CHANGES YESTERDAY”, with a poem dedicated to one of Nigeria’s finest writers ever, Professor Chinua Achebe. Titled ‘NOW AT EASE (For Chinua Achebe)’, Agarau’s poem scored 90% of available points to edge out ‘TODAY’ by Anny Justin Udofia… Continue reading BRIGITTE POIRSON POETRY CONTEST 2015: ADEDAYO ADEYEMI AGARAU'S ACHEBE TRIBUTE WINS JULY EDITION

BRIGITTE POIRSON POETRY CONTEST 2015: ONISOWURUN SAMPSON WINS JUNE EDITION

Onisowurun Sampson has won the BRIGITTE POIRSON POETRY CONTEST (BPPC) 2015, June edition with the theme: “TRADITIONS AND CULTURE”. Sampson is a young Nigerian Lawyer and author of ‘Eyes of Passion’, is presently serving his fatherland under the National Youth Service Corps programme in Oyo State. His invocative entry ‘YOU DO NOT TAKE UBUNTU FROM… Continue reading BRIGITTE POIRSON POETRY CONTEST 2015: ONISOWURUN SAMPSON WINS JUNE EDITION

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: BRIGITTE POIRSON POETRY CONTEST 2015 [JULY]

Words Rhymes & Rhythm is calling for entries for the 6th edition of the Brigitte Poirson Poetry Contest (BPPC) on the theme: “TIME CHANGES YESTERDAY”. The BPPC is sponsored by WRR CEO Kukogho Iruesiri Samson in honor of Brigitte Poirson, a French poet and lecturer, editor who has worked tirelessly to promote and support of… Continue reading CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: BRIGITTE POIRSON POETRY CONTEST 2015 [JULY]

BRIGITTE POIRSON POETRY CONTEST 2015: SHOWUNMI OLAWALE MICHAEL WINS MAY EDITION

Showunmi Olawale Michael has emerged winner of the May edition of the Brigitte Poirson Poetry Contest (BPPC) on the theme: “A PEOPLE’S HOPE”. Michael, who is known in literary circles as SOMwrites or SOMpoetry, is a graduate of Accounting from Moshood Abiola Polytechnic (MAPOLY), Abeokuta, currently serving his fatherland in the National Youth Service Scheme… Continue reading BRIGITTE POIRSON POETRY CONTEST 2015: SHOWUNMI OLAWALE MICHAEL WINS MAY EDITION

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: BRIGITTE POIRSON POETRY CONTEST 2015 [MAY]

Words Rhymes & Rhythm is calling for entries for the May edition of the Brigitte Poirson Poetry Contest (BPPC) on the theme: “A PEOPLE’S HOPE”. Organized in honor of Brigitte Poirson, French poet and lecturer, editor and promoter of African poetry, the BPPC is a monthly contest designed to identify and reward the under-appreciated poetic talents of Nigerian poets. The contest will… Continue reading CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: BRIGITTE POIRSON POETRY CONTEST 2015 [MAY]

BRIGITTE POIRSON POETRY CONTEST 2015: IKENNA C. IGWE WINS APRIL EDITION

Poet, novelist and short-story writer, Ikenna C. Igwe, is the winner of the April edition of the Brigitte Poirson Poetry Contest (BPPC) themed ‘WIND OF CHANGE’. His poem ‘NIGERIA ANEW’ was the clear judges’ favorite, scoring 86(85.5%) to open up a 4-point gap between the first runner up ‘AWAITING SIROCCO’ (82%) by Adedapo Adeniruju and Ogedengbe, Tolulope… Continue reading BRIGITTE POIRSON POETRY CONTEST 2015: IKENNA C. IGWE WINS APRIL EDITION

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: BRIGITTE POIRSON POETRY CONTEST 2015 [APRIL]

Words Rhymes & Rhythm is calling for entries for the April edition of the Brigitte Poirson Poetry Contest (BPPC) on the theme: ‘WIND OF CHANGE’. Organized in honor of Brigitte Poirson, French poet and lecturer, editor and promoter of African poetry, the BPPC is a monthly contest designed to identify and reward the under-appreciated poetic talents of Nigerian poets. The… Continue reading CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: BRIGITTE POIRSON POETRY CONTEST 2015 [APRIL]

BRIGITTE POIRSON POETRY CONTEST 2015: ONWUASOANYA CHIKA JONES WINS MARCH EDITION

A multiple award-winning poet and spoken word artist, Onwuasoanya Chika Tobi, has been announced winner of the March edition of the Brigitte Poirson Poetry Contest (BPPC) themed ‘MAN AND RELIGION’. Onwuasoanya, who is also a budding novelist and a Mechanical Engineering graduate, won the competition by a single point awarded for early entry after his… Continue reading BRIGITTE POIRSON POETRY CONTEST 2015: ONWUASOANYA CHIKA JONES WINS MARCH EDITION

BRIGITTE POIRSON POETRY CONTEST 2015: SAMSON OLUWATOYIN WINS FEBRUARY EDITION

A student of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomosho, Oyo State, Nigeria, Samson Oluwatoyin has emerged winner of the February edition of the BRIGITTE POIRSON POETRY CONTEST 2015. Samson Oluwatoyin’s poem ‘THE PHONICS OF A LEADER’ was adjudged to be the best out of scores of entries received. Following closely is 2nd placed… Continue reading BRIGITTE POIRSON POETRY CONTEST 2015: SAMSON OLUWATOYIN WINS FEBRUARY EDITION

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: MELODIES FROM THE MINARET

May the peace and blessings of Allah be upon you. Imagine this! Your desired poem in a respected anthology Received graciously, With pomp and pageantry. Along with others singing praises, tendering adoration and giving thanks to Allah (SWT) the Almighty through verses. Oh! It’s more than Nasheeds, It is Just like the Adhan called by… Continue reading CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: MELODIES FROM THE MINARET