Orhero Mathais Iroro is a Nigerian born poet from the Niger Delta region. He is among the upcoming poets under the aegis of eco-criticism and his works have appeared on notable publications and websites. He hails from Ethiope East Local Government Area of Delta State Nigeria.
Among the publications which his poem has entered, notable among them is 'Abraka Voices' vol 3 and Echoes from the Niger Delta. He is also a playwright who is experimental in this contemporary age of drama. His major influences are poets such as John Keats, William Wordsworth, W.B. Yeats, Thomas Wyatt, John Donne, Lenrie Peters, J.P. Clark, Alex Roy-Omoni, Hope Eghagha, Niyi Osundare, Tanure Ojaide, amongst others.
Orhero Mathais Iroro reflects the contemporary spirit and temper of contemporary times through his poetry. As a young poet in the fourth generation of Modern African poets, he has been able to use idealization to express his messages. Largely influenced by the Rosicrucian Order, themes of mysticism can be seen in his poetry.
- ↑ Orhero, Mathais (2010). "Other Voices". Abraka Voices 3.
- ↑ Orhero, Mathais. Facebook Page.
- ↑ Orhero, Mathais. Mr Mathy's Blog.
- ↑ Orhero, Mathais. Scribd Page.
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