BROUGHT TO YOU BY PLES SINGSING
FOR ALL SCHOOL AGE CHILDREN FROM 8 TO 18 YEARS OLD
Write a poem for World Environment Day on June 5th. The poem may be in English or in Tok Pisin and we want you to try your hand at translating the poem from or to either language.
For examples, if you write a poem in Tok Pisin then translate it into English you may win a cash prize plus additional mobile phone credits.
Check out our posters
The poem may be written in any form or freestyle, may be of any length and should contain references to your own local environment, particularly in your homeland or at a place you know very well or have rececntly visited.
Tell us what you think about the place and how the environment may be in good or bad shape.
Here are two examples by Raymond Sigimet and Michael Dom. And another by Jimmy Awagl translated by Michael Dom.
The competition closes on June 2 for judging by childrens author and poet, Ples Singsing’s very own Caroline Evari and another guest poet to be announced.
Prizes are sponsored by poets Gregory Bablis and Michael Dom.
We encourage our readers to download the PDF posters to print and share them with your local schools and communities.
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