Entry for the 2017 Crocodile Prize Kina Securities Poetry Category by Steven Mel. Steven Mel is from Jiwaka and Simbu provinces. He has a Bachelor of Arts PNG Studies from the Divine Word University. Works in the area of Social Development more the Civil Society Sector.   He is an amateur writer who has been writing…

Dear Hope

Edited for the Blog from the entries for 2017 Crocodile Prize Competition, Kina Securities Poetry Category by Caroline Evari Caroline Evari is from Musa in Oro and Waema in Milne Bay. Caroline has been writing since she was 7. Caroline’s short Story was published in the Walk to Equality Anthology.  She has a blog titled…

The woman

Edited version of an Entry for the 2017 Crocodile Prize Kina Securities Poetry Category by Lo’rence Arisa Evera.   Lo’rence is a Grade 11, Sogeri National High School student here in Papua New Guinea.  This literary piece is a dedication to his mother and a matriarch of the family and tribe and a fighter against the battle of Cancer.   The…

Message From Chairman

Greetings everyone, and welcome back to the Crocodile Prize Blog and Home. We are excited to launch The Crocodile Prize Competition 2017, but not just yet. Before we launch, we will announce the 2016 Competition winners. The official Crocodile Prize 2016 Award Ceremony will be held on the 16th of February at the Australian High Commission Grounds, Port Moresby,…

How To Write A Poem

HOW  TO  WRITE  A  POEM – Chips Mackellar The first task is to plan what you want to say. For example, suppose you wanted to decide if your old uncle is too old to do something.  Would he be too old because he has grey hair? No, because lots of people have grey hair and…

The Witch Hunt – Poetry

A poem by llyana Garap Courtesy Tom Lee via Flickr / Creative Commons / https://flic.kr/p/qW8iEj   Witch Hunt   Please stop! You’re hurting me, please stop I cried I’m sorry that your brother died. Your brother was my son, you see, So stop this pain. You’re hurting me. I’m sorry that your father died, He…