ABOUT THE ANNUAL POETRY BLAST COMPETITION

Poetry Blast Competition was conceived and born out of passion. The passion to see children express themselves through writing, the passion to see reading and writing culture come back to life in Nigeria, and the passion to help children spot their talents, as far as writing is concerned. Poetry Blast Competition (PBC) is a medium Read more about ABOUT THE ANNUAL POETRY BLAST COMPETITION[…]

Star Poets of the Week

Dear Sunshine! By Oluebube

Oh Sunshine! What a wonderful light with yellow rays So beautiful with bright shines Dear Sun, You are like a diamond Having the twinkling of a gold From the east it rises Puting smiles on my face as it rises It shines to dry my clothes I see the sun in the sky Light to Read more about Dear Sunshine! By Oluebube[…]

Africa with trembling scars by Mosunimola

Africa my Africa Africa with trembling scars Africa with a proud warrior’s ancestral savanna Africa of whom my grandmother sings of in the distant of the river Africa tell me Africa The slavery of your children The work of your veins The blood of your sweat Africa the largest continent Africa of whom I sweat Read more about Africa with trembling scars by Mosunimola[…]

The future of an African child by Olusehan John

The future of an African child Is like a rock that never shake, A brave lion An ocean that never run dry The future of an African child are the heir to the throne, African child a black blood but best brilliant people The future of an African child is a powerful dream they dream Read more about The future of an African child by Olusehan John[…]

Brave warriors in Savannah by Lucky Omoh

Africa my Africa Africa with brave warriors in Savannah Africa of whom my mother sings Your blood flows in my veins The blood of your sweat The sweat of your work The sweat of your slavery The slavery of your children Oh my Africa Africa tell me Africa Africa of different culture Africa a land Read more about Brave warriors in Savannah by Lucky Omoh[…]

A place with less corruption by Onyiyechi

Oh! African A place full of beautiful things A place with less corruption Where good and law-abiding leaders live Oh! African Where people work hard to achieve great in life Oh! African Where people work hard to be successful And later with a face of joyfulness Oh! African Where there is joy and happiness Where Read more about A place with less corruption by Onyiyechi[…]

Today’s future a possible suicide by Chimdirimunma

The Future of an African Child It it is true, That what an elder sees sitting down, A child cannot see even if he dumbs the tops of height, What can an African child say of his future? Yesterday’s future Seen by the Azikiwe’s and Inkrumu’s Today’s future In my eyes though nor clear The Read more about Today’s future a possible suicide by Chimdirimunma[…]

Give me a library with books by Darasimi

The Future of an African Child  I am an African Child, Uniquely gifted black and talented, We are the new generation, Not afraid to be us. I am an African child Give me a library with books, Give me a scrap yard and discard electronics Give me a broken bicycle Plus the freedom to be Read more about Give me a library with books by Darasimi[…]