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Let your voice be heard join Splendors of Dawn Poetry Foundation

Splendors of Dawn poetry foundation is the result of a unification of well meaning individuals in the creative industry ready to change the narrative across Africa giving young people the chance to experience true Art

Our Projects

WRITE TO LEARN

Under the Write to Learn Project, Splendor of Dawn undertakes poetry lessons in schools through Poetry Clubs.A grand annual Write to Learn Contest is organized, which is tailored to underscore the ultimate objective of the foundation that seeks to advance good poetry writing.

READ AFRICA PROJECT

Book clubs in the Universities & (Poetry Readings.) Promoting reading books written by African writers. With this project we stress the importance of reading and of a well rounded education, with emphasis on theoretical and practical education.

SPLENDORS OF DAWN POETRY MAGAZINE

here we shall engage in the publication A poetry magazine devoted to verse in Africa together with A National journal and a Literary journal

SPEAK TO MIND

Annual National Recitation contest for schools & Bi-Monthly Visiting Poets: Poetry Readings. Through this project, we encourage students to craft poems that would enable them to explore and to harness the power of their own voice and sharpen their memory.

ANTHOLOGY OF MODERN POETRY

this involves the continuous printing of A collection of contemporary poetry across Africa. we seek To print the best African verse which are being written today

WE GROW ON BOOKS

(Read two books a week project) A project intended to redevelop a reading and writing culture in Africa. This project runs concomitantly with the Write to Learn and Read Africa Projects. This project also intends to throw a challenge to its associates to develop a culture of writing.

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"Naked woman, black woman, I sing your beauty that passes, the form that I fix in the Eternal, Before jealous fate turn you to ashes to feed the roots of life."
Léopold Sédar Senghor
Senegalese poet, politician, and cultural theorist
“Power is such an evil chef That cooks to have his rivals dead; And yet he serves them with a smile His very dish that’ll bring their end."
Ikeogu Oke
Nigerian poet, writer and journalist.

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