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Philip Oyok

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Born
in port harcourt, Nigeria
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Member Since
August 2010


Cool, introspective, laid-back but interesting ... those are just a couple of words I'd like to use in describing the type of person I am. Humorous too, and I'd rather smile all day than cry all night.

I've been writing since the decade began. sometimes introspective, but that's usually in my poems. I write what I feel, hardly about what I can touch. the rest comes to me simply in dreams.

Sometimes I don't wish to write at all.

But it's hard saying no to the feeling ... turning my back away from it. Anyone who has this feeling would agree with me on this. Once that Third Eye of Imagination gets opened, it's hard closing it back. I know this because I've tried shutting it down. Have pulled the plug on it time after time. Then I do a bit of sleepwalking in the late hours of the nig... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 17, 2010 09:08 • 126 views • Tags: going-out, lonely-life, long-walks, writing
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A God Once Passed this Way (Poetry)
1 chapters   —   updated May 13, 2015 06:31PM
Description: Introspection concerning life and of being alive in this world.
I Love to Say Goodbye (Poetry)
1 chapters   —   updated May 13, 2015 06:31PM
Description: Breaking up from friends, lovers and others.
A Song for Jenny (Literature & Fiction)
1 chapters   —   updated May 13, 2015 06:30PM
Description: A mother has to make a choice between her daughter and the man who took her daughter's life.
A Rush of Blood (Mystery & Thrillers)
1 chapters   —   updated Aug 16, 2010 08:29AM
Description: A thief meets his contract killer.

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I read this novel the first time, and it scared the bejesus out of me! Months later I read it again and it STILL scared the bejesus out of me!
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James Creed. Papparazzi, and all-time asshole. I did enjoy this novel the first time I read it. I loved the sense of displayful humour the writer used in telling the story. It feels less of a horror and more a psychological one. And the main characte ...more
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It's hard even now for me to declare just which version of this story that I'm enthralled with - the movie version that was made so brilliantly by Stanley Kubrick, or the book that was actually written by Stephen King. Really it's so hard to make up ...more
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The book scared the living Jesus out of me the first time I read it. The movie scared me too when I first watched it, and I was a little kid at the time. In a way, the book spoke so much to me, besides being a work of horror from a Horror Master who ...more
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I read this book when I was much too young to have known what the Vietnam conflict had been about. It was a rather strange, satisfying and invigorating experience, seeing and reading about those American soldiers almost as if they were your next-door ...more
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Don’t walk behind me… I may not lead
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