Art of the Diver

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I have 87 stories published in 4 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 45084 times and 7 of my stories have been cherry picked.
16 of my 308 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 15 votes

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Rob Welsh (Pearldiver)

Thank you for taking the time to read this cross section of works penned from a Kiwi's (New Zealander's) perspective way downunder. You are most welcome to visit anytime but remember to turn left at Australia. I hope you enjoy what you read both here & on the site overall. There are many fine writers & poets here as you will see... feel free to explore, there are pearls everywhere.

For me as a writer, I have always believed that each of us have a series of paths to walk within our respective lifetimes in our quest to become complete or proficient at what we do. To avoid some of the pain, perhaps having the correct footwear for the terrain, is equally as important as developing our ability to read & understand the relevance of each path we walk.

As a child, I was the son of an island lighthouse keeper sharing some of my earliest paths with a very wise golliwog, one who taught me that if one can believe, one can achieve whatever one chooses to. Together we believed that if we stood very still watching the ocean for as long as it takes, we could possibly discover all the secrets of the world that lay beyond the horizon. We found that every day the world around us changed & that horizon gradually gave up its secrets.

So many years later & without the company of my woolen mentor, (sadly devoured in the frenzy of a shark attack), I have found that it's words that really have the secret power of bringing every horizon into view, thus into the realm of greater understanding of who we are in relation to our universe. I'm pretty sure I learned that from my woolen mentor the day he first spoke back to me. Oh sure, that was a momentous occasion for both of us, though sadly I didn't understand what he yelled out as he was snatched from my grip by a shark, never again to be seen. Hold on tight to the things you love & enjoy what you read or learn in life always believing or aware, that it may well bring whatever lies beyond your horizon into view.

My stories

'A Scourge Long Foreseen'

‘A Scourge Long Foreseen’ Someone needs to be honest To not embellish, fudge or pretend Surely facing up to the facts and reality should never...

'Shadows To The Child'

It has been said that the majority of young children tend to view and understand their world from the powerful perspective of colour. Sadly for most...

'Love - Hard Boiled'

‘Love - Hard Boiled’ “ H ow about a real breakfast?” she squirmed “ A sk me again when I’ve eaten this one” he replied R arely did they talk with...

'She Sells'

‘She Sells’ By average village standards many would say that she had big ambitions Wanting to grow her business into something special known for...
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'Why Ever Not'

‘Why Ever Not?’ O vercast, moody skies U nder a blanket of grayish black hues T hreatening all but the promise of rain T oday proceeds defiantly...

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16 of my comments have received 15 Great Feedback votes

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Hi Rhiannon, I tried before

Posted on Fri, 17 Jul 2015

Hi Rhiannon, I tried before to post a comment on this piece, but for some reason it wouldn't accept it and just refused to set. I wanted to say that I thought this was an excellent adventure for little ones to grasp the basic structure of our...

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Posted in To Pluto – and Back! (Poetry Monthly)

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Three 'p' s for your pod Tina

Posted on Mon, 20 Jul 2015

Three 'p' s for your pod Tina - Powerful - Poignant - Perfect

 

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Posted in The Poetry of Porcelain

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This is the first piece I

Posted on Mon, 20 Jul 2015

This is the first piece I have read of yours Jack and to be honest I'm glad that I've left it so long - habit dictates that I leave the best till last and thus not measure the works of others by the perfection of the few. Now I understand why you...

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Posted in little Hiroshima in my head

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What a clever and masterly

Posted on Wed, 01 Jul 2015

What a clever and masterly write Tina, love the rinse brigade of WOTSITs... The almost But luck of numbers and the Gent!  Well done and as always a winner with those red boys in the top corner. Thank you for a very pleasurable read - I like so I'...

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Posted in Fay's Flutter

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Very moving, poignant piece

Posted on Tue, 30 Jun 2015

Very moving, poignant piece Tina and hits a social nail on the head firmly... the options are limited, therefore limited will be the options! Really liked this one, thank you for sharing (+ those red boys again!) ...

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Posted in The Ties that Divide

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Thank you for lifting my

Posted on Sat, 06 Jun 2015

Thank you for lifting my spirits Philip... ah you are a Kiwi at heart then no wonder your words vibrate as well as the beat within the heart of works. My enthusiaism for life was foundered in my childhood, though it's often misinterpreted by...

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Posted in Breath

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Have you consided the damage

Posted on Sat, 06 Jun 2015

Have you consided the damage that could be done to your shoulder if I have to continually slap you on the back in appreciation of constant streams of great poetry trotting forth from your stable? In Australia the tones would dance in the haze of...

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Posted in Breath

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Bravo Sir Philip

Posted on Fri, 05 Jun 2015

Bravo Sir Philip

I Really, Really, Eeally Love this piece!

Perhaps my duelism of ths element brought me to reading your words at the most relaxing part of my day... perhaps within the flow of least resistance also held me back to...

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Posted in Ice

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I love the letting you down

Posted on Thu, 04 Jun 2015

I love the letting you down for being cheap T

A lesson well directed to every man in the world, who forgets they are actually letting themself down being 'cheap', and not being let down by their ride, girlfriend or wife... nor are they...

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Posted in silver horns

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Interesting perspective and

Posted on Wed, 03 Jun 2015

Interesting perspective and finale I like the 5 dirty fingers and a white canvas, that is a powerful image.

Thanks for sharing, I'll go read some more of your work.. take care ...

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Posted in gray delusion

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