Poetry is a form of expression and a part of human life. On the occasion of world poetry day that is celebrated annually on 21st March, RAP3 MHLR organized a virtual poetry recital competition on 19th March 2021, wherein project staff showcased their linguistic talents. The staff were encouraged to submit their poems in either English or Nepali languages, and there were entries of nine Nepali poems and seven English poems in the competition. Through their creative poetry, the staff shared their life experiences, the problems COVID-19 presented to the world, the bitter experience of being a daughter, the love letter to their loved ones, the lifestyle of Mother, injustice and chaos in society, and there were entries of many other interesting and fascinating topics. The staff recited their poems one by one and our four Honorable Judges concluded the ceremony by announcing the poetry competition winners. These were “Love Letter” by Agaman Subedi with runner up “The Chaos Within” by Neelam Thapa and similarly Ashok Bhandari, Rakesh Khadka, Tika Maden and Milipa Thapa won for Nepali poetry.
Thank you to all of the team members who joined the competition, to whom we now say: “Keep writing.”