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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The Call Of The Prophet

War has made war upon the world
but none has perceived her delicacies
The ring of death has been given to earth
Yet the undead seems to forget.

Death has laid eggs upon our hearth
and all we do is yap for years.
The navel of our soul has been disvirgined
but we sit waiting for a sheep.

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