Rebecca Budiara celebrates our oceanic paradise

A poem entered in the Mini-Poetry competition for World Environment Day, 2022 Meet Gladys Habu of Solomon Islands (Picture below), who’s story features at GenOcean. GenOcean is the official campaign of the UN Ocean Decade 2021-2030, made possible with generous support from the Government of Japan. Campaign managed by Reelmedia Film Ltd. www.reelmediafilm.com Ocean – MyContinue reading “Rebecca Budiara celebrates our oceanic paradise”

Saya Atase hears Mother Earth

A poem entered in the Mini-Poetry competition for World Environment Day, 2022 What are you doing? Where are you going? My child What are you doing? Where are you going? I sculptured lush rainforests for you Scattered them skillfully on your mountain tops to the flat plains Graciously So you can breathe so you canContinue reading “Saya Atase hears Mother Earth”

Naomi Dubabagi’s poetic note from Mother-Earth

A poem entered in the Mini-Poetry competition for World Environment Day, 2022 THE MOTHER-EARTH The land, the birth giver The sea once sanitary Life-giver, she remains Now filled with thick crude oil Yet we toil We fear we might be short-lived All she offers As marine life starts disappearing We use her The soil onceContinue reading “Naomi Dubabagi’s poetic note from Mother-Earth”

Bosco Uraliu gives us a father’s advice, poetically

A poem entered in the Mini-Poetry competition for World Environment Day, 2022 A Father’s Advice on Land The excellent photo below was taken by Sydney Bahrt / Science Photo Library A Father’s Advice on Land In the cover of childhood innocence, With a mind ever so stainless, Instilled, is a father’s wisdom, A sincere guideContinue reading “Bosco Uraliu gives us a father’s advice, poetically”

Three young students give us their take on World Environment Day 2022

The three poem entrees were sent in by Ms. Patricia Martin from Port Moresby International School. Ms. Martin is an English/Literature teacher who also engages in national and international poetry and writing competitions. Ples Singsing is proud to have captured the attention of POMIS through this mini-poetry competition and we look forward to reading moreContinue reading “Three young students give us their take on World Environment Day 2022”

Bruce Horick presents The Canopy King

A poem entered in the Mini-Poetry competition for World Environment Day 2022 Matchie’s Tree Kangaroo (Dendrolagus matschiei) is listed as an endangered species. In Papua New Guinea, one organization that works to save these endemic species of marsupials from further loss is the Tenkile Conservation Alliance. You can read more about TCA here and contributeContinue reading “Bruce Horick presents The Canopy King”

Ples Singsing is proud to bring you the winning poems of the Mini-Poetry Competition for World Environment Day 2022

CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL THESE YOUNG WOMEN POETS First place winning poem by Fiada Kede Poem #01 Tok Pisin translation preferred by the judge Em i wok lon draun Olain! Olain! Yupela i lukim ol mak nogut? long antap tru blo Blu igodaun lo aninit tru blo Blu Blupela Pasifika i wok lon draun Draun insaitContinue reading “Ples Singsing is proud to bring you the winning poems of the Mini-Poetry Competition for World Environment Day 2022”

TOKSAVE – JUDGES VERDICT IS IN FOR THE MINI-POETRY COMPETITION FOR WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY

Here is what our poetry judge for this year’s mini-poetry contest had to say to Ples Singsing and the participating poets. Thank you, Michael, and Ples Singsing for asking me to judge this competition. I hope I have completed my task to your expectations.  I am a great admirer of Ples Singsing, of your determinationContinue reading “TOKSAVE – JUDGES VERDICT IS IN FOR THE MINI-POETRY COMPETITION FOR WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY”

I froze & Yangpela Marit – two new poems

Raymond Sigimet | Keith Jackson & Friends: PNG Attitude I Froze It happened so quickly that initial shock and I am arrested by my helplessness my failure to prevent and I froze … I pitched a scream I reached out flailing, but in vain it happened so fast I failed to prevent and I frozeContinue reading “I froze & Yangpela Marit – two new poems”