Sonnet#101: Put crabs in Willy’s boxes

Celebrate World Poetry Day with this poetic essay in modern sonnet form by Michael Dom “In fairness however, in the contest between free verse and so-called fixed forms, many modernists did reject the sonnet as an over-rehearsed exercise. William Carlos Williams famously shunned it as an artificial frame imprisoning the energy of modern America, famouslyContinue reading “Sonnet#101: Put crabs in Willy’s boxes”

We are one and the same

Celebrate World Poetry Day with this magnificent poem by Kaija Aroga, author of Bill Belfast short stories A late entry in the World Environment Day 2022 Mini-Poetry Competition, the adjudicator, Samoan poetess, journalist and dramatist, Faumuina Felolini Maria Tafuna’i, said that in this poem Ms. Aroga shows us how to avoid “the throng of environmentalContinue reading “We are one and the same”

Reflecting on childhood memories of PNG’s first PM visit

By Paul Minga THE BUZZING HELICOPTER took my childhood attention unexpectedly by storm in offloading PNG’s first PM Michael Thomas Somare was at where now Kerowil Singirok, PNGDF Engineering Battalion Highlands base is located. Every Papua New Guinean born before or after independence has their own story to share, reflect, reminisce, highlight and tell othersContinue reading “Reflecting on childhood memories of PNG’s first PM visit”

Kurai Memorial Awards Judging is in progress

Next week we will meet our three judges for Ples Singsing’s inaugural awards for short-biography writing. The judges are professional writers and avid fiction readers, who are recognised as Wantok Blong Ples Singsing (Associate Members). The judges will bring to bear their own wealth of knowledge and experience in writing, editing and publishing of fictionContinue reading “Kurai Memorial Awards Judging is in progress”