Matthias Pantaleon

Freshman - 673 Points (August 24,1984 / Oronija Island, Nigeria)

Matthias Pantaleon
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Matthias Pantaleon (born August 24,1984) is a Nigerian poet, lyricist and playwright.
He is considered the most consistent contemporary creative writer of African descent.

Born Muamma Ghaddafi, named after the Libyan leader Col. Muamma Ghaddafi and christened Matthias by his mum, Pantaleon was born in the sleepy isle of Oronija, south eastern corner of the oil rich Niger Delta Region.

He enjoys a good reputation for writing classics and satires. His poetry collections, Misunderstood, was published in 2012 and this was followed by Journey to the Unknown (2014) . Mudiaga (2015) was written mainly as a form of entertainment. Considering its short length which ... more »

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  • '''The things that cause a quiet life are not expensive; yet we ignore them. The things that ruin our lives are quite expensive; we acquire them anyway'
    -Matthias Pantaleon''
    Passion * Nature * Sacrifice
  • '''Listen to palms rhythm; hear the birds chirp like rock stars. Poetry is star above the rocks'
    -Matthias Pantaleon''
    Rockstar * Palms * Rhythm
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  • Gold Star - 28,245 Points Akhtar Jawad (5/15/2014 10:45:00 PM)

    Matthias! I have recognized you and I would love to see the day when you are recognized by others.

  • Rookie - 192 Points Angel Lockwood (11/6/2012 9:28:00 AM)

    The poem quietness, takes on a tune for me
    It somehow reminded me of a song by carole king., a quiet place..
    Very nice!

  • Rookie Deborah Shakespeare (11/2/2012 11:40:00 PM)

    I love all your poems muah! ! ! ! ! ! hahahahahah

  • Rookie Deborah Shakespeare (11/2/2012 11:07:00 PM)

    And least I forget I love the poem irrational lover it reminds me of my ex too haahahaaah

  • Rookie Deborah Shakespeare (11/2/2012 11:05:00 PM)

    The first day I saw your poem eclipse of the heat on facebook I fell in love with you.
    Its a great talent you ve got/u got to strife to be the best-love deborah s!

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Best Poem of Matthias Pantaleon

No Throne

On the other side of the hill awaits vengeance
Men who strive tirelessly to multiply in iniquity
Will be squeezed and whip for such impudence
All the fortune we acquire amount to vanity

Nothing that we hold dearly will ever count
Not even the figment of our own intelligence
Can imagine the sphere of fear that mount
The heart of kings for their indifference

The law will be hold accountable for leading
Citizens astray, whereas, those who made
The law will not be shade from the intruding
Darkness whose fate they'll share and fade

In the end, no ...

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