Mathais Orhero

Rookie (30th of September / Delta State)

Biography of Mathais Orhero

Mathais Orhero poet

A student of English and Literary studies who has a close alignment with poetry and drama. His poetry is influenced by poets such as John Keats, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, J.P. Clark, Lenrie Peters, Kofi Awoonor, Leopold Sedar Senghor, Niyi Osundare, amongst others. His poetry deals with themes such as corruption, spirituality, romanticism, classicism, and meditation/religion. He is a new voice from the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria and aims to be among the canon of the Nigerian literary trajectory.

Mathais Orhero's Works:

Abraka Voices. A Journal of Creative Writers Workshop edited by Samson Edema and Obaro Jonathan.

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Moments With The Gods

Oh what ecstasy!
Overt joy in the time of sorrow
When at the time I aught ‘grieve
for the marketplace of the world is filled with thorns
yet I sit forlorn in my own reverie
even when love sweet turns sour
when the longest journey seems so short a time
I quake in ecstasy as though of ingested opium.

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