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DO YOU WANT TO WIN 100,000 THOUSAND NAIRA IN A POETRY SLAM

The Port Harcourt Literary Society SLAM COMPETITION Are you a SPOKEN WORD POET, and you believe you can own the stage in slam contest and emerge winner, then you should apply. PRIZES 1ST PRIZE: N100, 000 2ND PRIZE: N75, 000 3RD PRIZE: N50, 000 BEST YOUTH PRIZE: N25,000 HOW TO...

Poetry Slam in Poetry 0

Poetry Slam in Poetry

The poetry industry is one of the fascinating industries in the entire world (quote me anywhere). There is MONEY to be won. Daily, we read, watch and listen to the very many poets alive and those who have passed on read their poems and we know they do so by...

Poetry: Of Nights, Love & Many Blessings 1

Poetry: Of Nights, Love & Many Blessings

Nights like this, I count my many blessings you are on every number every page, every dusk   I smile, knowing you are gold one I stumbled upon, albeit intentionally   This storm you raise in me has come to stay, and I wake up daily Swimming in the tides,...

How Long 0

How Long

how long did we ache in the rain? how long did we lay in the dark? my hips acheing and churning, alone in my bed, i thought it normal to live as though on fire, i thought it normal to cringe from the dawn, to see couples and fear them,...

The sound of my heels 0

The sound of my heels

The sound of my heels Still sings of forgotten paths And of dreams deferred I hear her screaming Louder than the thumping Of my feeble heart for love Louder than the echoes Of your empty promises Now forgotten I hear her when the rains Are stuck And the sun scares...