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TLOP Weekly Contest

Week 2 Winners Announcement

Last week we asked readers to write about inequality and We were immediately inspired by the raw entries we recieved. With touching, thought-provoking, and even humorous entries, week 2 began with a promise. Ancient Greek philosophers like Aristotle, Plato, and Confucius believed that inequality leads to injustice. In his Nicomachean Ethics book series, Aristotle famously […]

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New Payment Gateway for 2022 TLOP Annual Anthology Competition

We are sorry to hear that our previous payment gateway for the “TLOP Anthology of Contemporary Writers 2022” has not been working as expected. We have now switched over to a new payment gateway and everything is back up and running presently. To those who have sent and recieved emails from us concening these queries, […]

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TLOP Weekly Contest

The TLOP Week 1 Contest Winners

Highlights from last week’s contests includes distinguished poetry and short story submissions that unites with themes in accordance to a bond much worthy of comprehension. As we draw to the end of week 2 contest, we would like our members to meet last week’s winners as we encourage you to read the winning submissions and […]

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TLOP Weekly Contest Week 1 Winners Announcement

Last week our jury asked for poetry/short stories that illustrates an intriguing purpose and we are happy to have recieved amazing entries from across the world. We also thank our writers for taking their time to craft reminisces dear to them, it is with this pleasure we announce the winners of last week’s contest. Over […]

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Thank you for participating!

Thank you for participating in this week’s writing contest. We hope that you had as much fun writing as we did reading. As we come to an end to this week’s contest, we would like to remind all writers to please stay in the loop to follow next week contest rules and guidelines. Participating in […]

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ANNOUNCEMENT – RKW 2022

Dear Members, The League of POETS is happy to announce that our administrative team has now joined the Rahim Karim World Prize as a committee dated 12th July, 2022. Our team will help promote equality and inspire positive nominations for the prestigious award. Signed, The TLOP Editorial Team

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Big News From Reedsy!

Over 1 million writers use reedsy! And today, We are excited to announce that our two writing competitions, “TLOP Anthology of Contemporary Writers 2022”, and “The TLOP Weekly Contest” have now been rated with a five star badge as one of the best writing competitions of 2022! The competition for our annual anthology has received […]

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Can’t Wait To Read Your Entries!

Our jury team can’t wait to start reading your poetry and short story entries for this week’s contest! We want your short stories, and essays to talk about reminisces. Whether it was facing a fear head-on or taking on an daunting task, we want to read about those times when bravery shone through. For poetry, […]

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TLOP Anthology of Contemporary Writers 2022

Yesterday we announced our anthology competition for 2022 and we are very happy with the response we’ve recieved on the theme. This year we are looking for poetry and short story entries that edify the theme of industrialism. https://theleagueofpoets.home.blog/call-for-entries-tlop-anthology-of-contemporary-poets-2022/ We want entries that defines the new age of our global village. We want poetry or short […]

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TLOP Anthology of Contemporary Writers 2022

Yesterday we announced our anthology competition for 2022 and we are very happy with the response we’ve recieved on the theme. This year we are looking for poetry and short story entries that edify the theme of industrialism. http://www.leagueofpoets.com We want entries that defines the new age of our global village. We want poetry or short […]

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Updates On Next Week Contest

Having published the theme of next weeks contest a week earlier, we would like our writers to utilize this as an opportunity to analyse the themes of the contest. This will allow you to have a better understanding of what themes are being discussed and help you produce deep and reflective submissions that are both […]

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TLOP CALLS FOR ENTRIES

After a long hiatus, The League of POETS is happy to announce its return to literary activities. Also, we would like to bring to announcement that all published TLOP anthologies are going through new editions with re-release date set in the near future. All winning members of these anthologies will also recieve a free copy of […]

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Book Reviews

Exclusive Promo For TLOP Authors in the US and UK

The League of POETS Book Review organization, SilkRoad Reviews, is currently reviewing, promoting and interviewing authors and their books in a 14-Day Promo that can only be ever writers wish! Getting reviews from qualified editors is one of the best ways of promoting your book. Not only will you build buzz around your title within industry circles; you’ll […]

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TLOP Promo 2021

Update: The TLOP PROMO is on!

If you’ve been waiting, here we are! The TLOP Promo is the time in the year when we discount all our writing services 50% off! Running from May 15th to June 15th, these promo offers are targeted to help upcoming and indie authors enjoy our premium offers to the maximum with additional promotional services. You […]

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VOP Anthology Announcement

Voice of Peace: 1st Intercontinental Poetry And Short Story Anthology will be published in ebook/digital version on May 31st 2021. All top finalists will be sent free copies of the digital anthology. Links of the anthology will be published on our website in due time. Till then, Thanks for promoting world peace with us, we […]

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VOP Winners Announcement

The Voice of Peace winners certificates has now been published on our TLOP Anthologies page.  Kindly click the button below to access the page! Thank you for promoting peace with us, we hope to see you participate in our upcoming activities. The TLOP Jury Teamhttp://www.leagueofpoets.com Read The Winners Announcement Here Voice of Peace: 1st Poetry […]

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They Came By Night By Andrew Bathgate

Best for: Dark Fantasy Readers  PG Rating: 13 Star Rating: 5 Stars Date Published: 13th of March 2021 Book ASIN: 979-8721159404 Reviewer: Balogun Iyanu REVIEW In this medieval epic fantasy novel often compared to the HBO blockbuster series, Game of Thrones. They Came By Night is the book one of the Icor tales. Bathgate provides the reader with an […]

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The Return By Gabriella Balcom

Best for: Mashup Fiction Readers  PG Rating: 13 Star Rating: 5 Stars Date Published: 21st of March 2021 Book ASIN: 979-8725654813 Reviewer: Balogun Iyanu REVIEW The year is 2027 and scientific advances have led to the creation of next generational robots been grown biologically and programmed with artificial intelligence with seemingly endless possibilities. The project is been funded by […]

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TLOP Interviews Gabriella Balcom

What is your name, where are you from and what are your hobbies? Hello. My name is Gabriella Balcom, and I live in Texas. I like traveling, music, good shows, photography, history, interesting tales of all sorts, genealogy, scrapbooking, plants, and animals. I’m a sucker for a great story and love forests, mountains, and back […]

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The Wrong Turn By Tracey Chizoba Fletcher

Best for: Fantasy Readers  PG Rating: 16 Star Rating: 5 Stars Date Published: 10th of February 2021 Book ASIN: 978-1954004597 Reviewer: Balogun Iyanu REVIEW An impulsive first-person narrative! At the cross-roads of a confused life, Chike’s mind goes into solitary. He becomes a disgrace to his family due to his moral laxity which spiritual deliverance was ineffectual in changing. […]

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TLOP Interviews Andrew Bathgate

What is your name, where are you from and what are your hobbies? Andrew Bathgate, born in Scotland live in California, writing is my hobby.  I am Ethical hacker by trade and support my wife’s business as a realtor. How did growing up as a writer looked like for you? I wrote my first book […]

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TLOP Interviews James G. Carlson

What is your name, where are you from and what are your hobbies? My name is James Carlson and I’m from the States. Pennsylvania, to be more specific. And my hobbies include running, hiking, listening to a variety of music genres, reading horror and fantasy books, watching movies, taking care of my many pets, and […]

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Free Review Promotions — TLOP

A Herculean task of every writer is getting reviews. Reviews are harder to get than book sales because a reader needs to have read your book to have the will to write a review. Book Reviews helps to connect authors to their readers to the extent of increasing the potential sales of the book to […]

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VOP Winners Announcement Time

The special day for the announcement of winners for our Voice of Peace continental anthology competition has now been made public by our juries! Read The Full Announcement Here Voice of Peace: 1st Poetry And Short Story Anthology Competition 2021

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Entries Closed —VOP 2021

Voice of Peace: 1st International Poetry And Short Story Anthology Competition 2021 The Announcement of the fully collected statistics of this competition and updates on results declaration will be made on 5th of April 2021. A huge number of submissions has been recieved from 144 countries that surfed our website from 1st of January to […]

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Book Promotion For Authors

01 Written Interviews Our blog is now offering paid written interview promotion that will help to promote new author’s books and profiles. 02 Book Reviews Since 2018 we have remained proactive and lucid in exhibiting up-front critiquing etiquette over the years with impressive engagements that brighten up the air for publicity. We offer a honest […]

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Poetry

Today Must Read Poems!

Grievances For too longI’ve tried to transformThis four letters wordInto relationshipWhich you see as the highestLevel of impossibilityA ship that you will ride with meWithout proudnessBut I think it is sinkingAnd there’s no safety boat to escapeBecause I refused to be remindedAfter the last ship wreckThat made my eyes served asSource of running waterBecause I […]

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Today Must Read Poems!

Docile eyes call for the glaciers of heart to be melted,To be smitten in a way where illusions appear like devotions.Desires and passion collide with each other,Entangling each other in a serpentine coil.My charisma invokes for a submissive dawnTo widen the channels of unapologetically beauteous conflict ;A conflict that has no end and has no […]

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Free Promotion for Authors!

Join the ultimate free Cross-Promotion review group About The Group: This is a cross-promotion group where authors can get free, honest and legitimate reviews for their books. How does this work? All books of member authors in this group will be listed on a tab which will make the books to be randomly picked on […]

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Today Must Read Poems!

THE PATH I TOOK Cold as the white rose waking at daybreak,And weak as the last cloud of an expiring storm,My fortune melted away like snow in a thaw,Emotion sped like mechanical toys guided by manikins,And it pealed through my brain like a muffled bell. On the lonely path, I collapsed as if by enchantment,Shadowy […]

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Today Must Read Poems!

Drifting throughThe mazes of my mindJourneying with himStill~~Seeing himIn the distanceOn his own path He feels so near, Trying to pick upMy pace WhisperingsHe can’t hearOnly soulsCan translateLoves’ passions Once more,Just,One more walkIn the eveningSide by sideEnjoying the quietudeOf the echoesWithin nature’s environsAs twilight slowly slips intoA lavender Summer sky Now,Autumn’s soon arrivedWith its prismatic […]

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Today Must Read Poems!

THE LAST ROAD Like Geography and the shape of the EarthLike Columbus and the story of AmericasMy Government Teacher lied(to me) again“Government of the peoples by the peoples for the peoples” This was the first he told me and usHe told many more by twelve forty post meridiemOn every hot Thursday afternoons in the class“Majority […]

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TLOP Interviews S. J. Flynn

What is your name, where are you from and what are your hobbies? My name is Shelby and I am from a small town in Nebraska, and enjoy reading, watercolor painting, and Hiking. How did growing up as a writer looked like for you? I started writing poetry when I was 7 years old after […]

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Today Must Read Poems!

Circle of life When a child born into this worldHe cries out to the spirit of the livingTo be illuminated in light of the dayAs the light of the day blinking The life of a newly created being blessedBy the elderly men and womenTo another world a life is taken away by godFor the space […]

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Today Must Read Poems!

Now at this time, Ethiopian Epiphany is on the way Now, the main roads of Addis Ababa City,All are not permitted to cars after the half day,Everywhere you see the flag of the country,Shined for the gala of Christianity. Women have dressed white cultural wears, as a flower they bloom,Men are watching them; some are […]

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Today Must Read Poems!

THE PRODIGAL DAUGHTER How will I tell mama the city changed me?How will I face my father after the disgrace I caused?How will my village congregants judge me?To whom shall I confess my sins?Am tired of living a life not Mine I live in guilt haunted by my newselfI live in oblivion,no longer at easeI […]

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Today Must Read Poems!

TRAPPED I tried to find you in a mazeroamed inside the labyrinthfor every right turn that I missedwere footprints lead to the dead end. Seems like I’m walking round and round,the exit is nowhere to be found,each turn lead to another wall,till I cannot go back anymore. Voices from above my head,giggles in a restrained […]

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Poetry

Today Must Read Poems!

WHEN HE SEES THE POOL… When he sees grain, the chickens breathe,When he sees bread, he breathes life into it.When he sees glory, the creator enters,When he sees blood, the butchers die. When he sees the horn, the birds breathe,When he sees the water, the fish are glorified.When he sees the pool, the ducks die.When […]

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Today Must Read Poems!

POT OF INK series TELL NO ONE I battle with the traumaI live with the memoriesI cry in silenceAm dying silentlyBut I tell no one My life is sinkingMy soul is cryingMy oppressor is braggingBut no one is looking My dignity is stolenMy pride is goneAm painted with shameHow can I live with this stigma? […]

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Today Must Read Poems!

Illusion Love,Love is just an illusionMerely just a part of self imaginationClouding our judgmentsLeading us to indefinite conclusionLove,Love is where you liveA happily ever afterWith rainbows and butterfliesThat’s never a happy placeFilled with false hopes & dreamsThat never becomes realityJust pain n fake promisesTears and endless miseryLove is just an illusionA weapon of metaphysical destruction […]

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Today Must Read Poems!

Unvoiced_Plea Unfurl my hid wings and I will flyStrengthen my feet and I will walkGuide my path and I will discoverDon’t make me follow your shadow Put me in the know, I will evolveGive me options and I will decideGroom and set free, I will becomeI didn’t bargain to become cloned Be happy with me […]

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……DIOGANISIS ……. Stretching back to the beginning, Blunders repeated, wonders repealed. The span of time prolapsed, drooping, The clock-needles stuck with menopause, Recapturing turning points, recreating blindness. No beginning, no end, an incredible journey, The hunters and the hunted, both carnivores, Hunter’s magic, my daily divine psoriasis. Some stars beyond the grave so twinkling, Like […]

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Poetry

Today Must Read Poems!

Frozen Rose Shower of cherub’s dust,Silver powder of angelic grace,Cool embrace of holiness,Crystal tears of heaven’s love,A white mantle of snowy cap! Amidst a garden once was green,Now white with drizzle of Winter Queen,A revolting tiny crimson drop,Contrast a blood bloom of the silver plain.A rose of red, a blood ruby,Frozen, preserved, still in coldest […]

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Free Book – Beautifully Broken by S.J. Flynn

In this brand-new poetry collection, experience a life changing journey to self-exploration, honesty, love, mental health, acceptance, self-healing & peace through the eyes of the Beautifully Broken. Featuring the never-before-published poems & unique illustrations through the original mind of published poet S.J. Flynn. Witness the intermingling and collaborative use of imaginative words & thought-provoking drawings […]

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Today Must Read Poems!

IRIS DarknessAnd brightnessAre found in your eyes . OtherwiseThe Sun shinesTwenty four hoursAnd also does brightenTwenty four seven.So open not only eyesBut also iris. By Senge Ay About The Author The published poet is a member of our online facebook community. Join the group to meet more poets, discover more poetry opportunities, and participate in […]

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Today Must Read Poems!

HARMATTAN: THE ANNUAL GUEST Coming as a guest uninvitedYou make many unexcitedWhen you arrive with dustThat makes many not to trustYour impending gainsBut gaze only at the pains Driving away an excruciating heatThat suffocates and viciously beatAll flesh including that of pessimistsWhile joy envelopes the optimistsAs your seeming meritsOutweighs your demerits When you run fast […]

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Today Must Read Poems!

A Few A few will be there alwaysTo denounce you,A few will be there everTo get envious in the queue,Some will be thereTo make fun of you,A few will be thereTo leg your pull and chew,But a very few will also be thereTo encourage you,To guide you,To bless you,You just need to identifyThose very fewWho […]

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Today Must Read Poems!

POWERLESS PEN If hunger had a heartMay, it could spare me,I, a bare hope of life,Living in a cracked house,Whose foundation,Is the bleeding palms of mum. If hunger had eyesMaybe, it could see my child’s bones,Whose blanket is always cold,And wet to make life walk. If hunger had earsTo hear my child’s fading voice,Whose tears […]

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WONDERLAND The heart is filled with joy at amazing experiences,It is a person’s unquenchable thirst to fill his senses ,Things of interest with inspirations make you wonder ,That sets you apart on an initial quest for yonder .The more doors you open the more you see,More places you go and more people you meet ,The […]

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Today Must Read Poems!

IdentifyingUnderstanding the imagesHunting nights and daysFrom the ceiling of lightsShining rays of mercyAnalysis of thoughtsLuminariesNoteworthy burgeoningLovers of springSinging and dancingIt’s evidentDaily dreams brilliantlyGlowing in romantic rainRhyming with prideIrresistible echoesIn battlefield of loveButterflies fly with gleeFloating in the air Jean C Bertrand About The Author The published poet is a member of our online facebook community. […]