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#EOPP2014: SHORTLIST ANNOUNCED

Eriata Oribhabor Poetry Prize 2014

http://www.facebook.com/WRRPoetry [Eriata Oribhabor Poetry Prize 2014]


Here is the shortlist of 10 poems that made it into the 2nd round of the Eriata Oribhabor Poetry Prize 2014 (#EOPP2014):

1. PETALS IN THE MORNING SUN by Ekene Ogugua 4
2. AFRICA’S BITTER SONG by Elijah Gbenga 2
3. WE ARE TIRED by Oku-ola Paul Abiola 2
4. FEARLESS FIGHTER (Tribute to Nelson Mandela) by Yomi Oguntoyinbo 2
5. RENAISSANCE by Joseph Ugwuanyi 2
6. FINGERS OF HOMAGE by Justice Uchenna Mmahi 2
7. GO ASK THE FLOOD by Fubaraibi Benstowe 2
8. STUDENT by Oyin Oludipe Oludipe Oyin 2
9. THE NIGERIAN EQUATION by Onwuasoanya Chika Jones 2
10. I AM MORE by Owoicho Apochi-Nelson 2

“It was tough considering that most of the poems are alike in all senses. Nice poems I must say. I had to screen based on errors and the like that crept up, in some cases, overt repetitions or things of the like that didn’t make sense. Still, it was a really close one and I only have ten here because I have no option.”
~ Judge 4 report

Congratulations to the shortlisted candidates and better luck next time to those that did not make it.

The second round of judging is on.

ENQUIRIES:
Kukogho Iruesiri Samson
WRR Group Founder/Curator
08060109295
kukogho.samson@gmail.com
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