Words Rhymes & Rhythm (WRR) is now receiving entries for the BRIGITTE POIRSON POETRY CONTEST (BPPC) SEASON III, 2017 (April edition). Poets from Nigeria, Africa and all over the world are hereby invited to submit their poems on the theme: ‘KNOWING SELF: THE MENTAL HEALTH SILENCE’ “Mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being.… via … Continue reading Call For Submission
Let me wake up to your brown Eyes, feet, hands Let me wear this as crown Here there is no forever, Here, the sky kisses the waters goodnight So I will wake up to you A child every day Till time tells stories on your skin Like ancient symbols of kings Yet your brown would … Continue reading BROWN
What did you see when his palm brought wars to your cheeks as fingers in battle with drums. Who wins? I know I see you cower, lost in your skin *That’s a story for another time.* But what sight met you when his fingers reminded you that this is a war zone. … Continue reading TWISTED
There is beauty here There are beauties In the silent places of this world. * Your hands are a sanctuary Of rivers drowning the drought in me Springing forth broken buds on summer day. Your bosom is balm A tower of light And you raise the dead. None sings your praise yet Your … Continue reading OPUINE… For Mother
07:47pm, Wed 22-03-2017 Today I remember you and the whimper that is your aura and the arson that is your print. with you, I am a burning bridge with no route to redemption song. You heal my body feeding off my soul. ___ You remind me how much of a miracle I am. I AM … Continue reading For Oyom
And of the many hands sapping you Men; and hearts drinking off you Till all that is left This broken canyon listening for footsteps. So you have come to fetch To feel a little human again. Come, let me fill you. Woman, let me make you whole. #John4#LifeThatFlows #SundaySpeakings Poetry and Photo Credit: … Continue reading Of the woman at the well.
With tags on placards as ' unequal relationship: uniport vs students', 'uniport: another strategy of imperialism', 'when I remember school fees, water run away my eye', ' our fees must reduce', 'fee increment is uncorresponding, unnecessary. Why?', 'bring back our girls, take our VC', the students of the University of Port Harcourt staged a peaceful … Continue reading UNIPORT STUDENTS’ PEACEFUL PROTEST