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[Poetry Contest] Write For Love 2019

[Poetry Contest] Write for Love 2019

Love would soon rent the air. And what better way to express it than to pen it in lines of beautiful poetry original to you – and get handsomely rewarded for it! Write a poem about what love is, can be and may have been to you. Make sure you are super-creative. Rules & Conditions Entry must be an original, unpublished poem in English. Entry must not exceed 40 lines. Follow @MichaelAfenfia on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Submit your entry…

POEM: Love Note By Arabina Ebizimo

POEM: Love Note by Arabina Ebizimo

I am a bard, My voice echoes beyond my yard, Silencing my peers, On me, ears cast their cares, Mouths never yawn, My bard-ness isn’t to everyone. I am also that reckless drunk driver, With handbrake up to calm your shiver, My loud horn is a Cat’s call, But here’s another accidental fall.   Rose in my hand, this magical wand, Like a crimson red rose, red rose, Hid behind my pose, I pose, My love note waits to be…

Love like an Inferno a Boy by Osemwengie Zion

Love is like a boy having hot porridge in his mouth.   He hurts, Yet unwilling to let go.   A poet folds his lover's name into a song And rolls it around his teeth.   He silently chops it into letters, And sews her into a fine song.   Father always said in his few moments of sobriety,   When you find love, However small like a firefly, Tend to it till it becomes an inferno.   Though it…

Love is a Lot of Things by Azeeza Adeowu

People have told several lies about love and most of these fables you were gullible enough to believe, amongst which is ‘love is pain’. Subconsciously, you had prepared yourself for a love that has some pain, love that would fit into the definition of pain, a beautiful pain. You liked to use this oxymoron to justify the cruel things he did to you. You replayed the phrase in your mind every time he beat you and even after you found…