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I have 1831 stories published in 29 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 1676403 times and 1130 of my stories have been cherry picked.
234 of my 3,187 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 252 votes

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Ewan Lawrie

The picture is me signing copies of my novel, Gibbous House at Unbound Books HQ in Islington by the canal.
Both Moffat novels are available here

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When the Time Comes

This is for all the gang in Jersey who kicked the proverbial out of it last weekend, as we always do. image under licence Attribution 2.0 Generic (CC BY 2.0) image from https://www.flickr.com/photos/94775792 @N00 Daryn Nakhuda
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Cherry

Too Old to Rock and Roll, Too Young to Die

I feel a bit ridiculous going to concerts, at my age. Image is CC0. Song titles (and part thereof in one case) only used.
Cherry

Imagine

Yeah, imagine. These are linked hai kan'ts, because hai kan't stand much more of this. Photo used by permission in exchange for attribution
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The Tra Lee

Inspiration point image from flicker.com by David Jones CC BY 2.0

Think of a Number [Cadae]

Cadae https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cadae also interesting : https://www.livescience.com/14836-pi-wrong-tau.html Glad I follow Ian MacMillan on twitter. Image from Pixabay

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234 of my comments have received 252 Great Feedback votes

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Thank

Posted on Thu, 23 Nov 2017

you for the roses.
This is artfully done. For me it would be even better if you didn't give the answer to the riddle in the poem itself.
Lovely imagery and phrase-making.

Best

Ewan

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Posted in My Lady Of Damask

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Really liked this.

Posted on Wed, 08 Nov 2017

However, it needs a good "going at" for punctuation. Or you could not punctuate at all and leave everything in lower case, which might well suit the content. The problem is that some punctuation is worse (in terms of meaning) than none. One thing...

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Posted in City Breath

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I see

Posted on Thu, 26 Oct 2017

what Jack means.

"beyond make-do-and-mend"

or even

"beyond make-do-and-mending"

I like this.

Best

Ewan

 

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Posted in Broken

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Truly

Posted on Wed, 18 Oct 2017

outstanding writing. As allusive (and perhaps elusive) as a long poem by Eliot. I'll be reading this over and over today picking out all the references.

You have a typo
"When at home, I read a book every day...

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Posted in The Black Book Restored: Fragments 1A to 33 (second half)

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Splendid.

Posted on Thu, 12 Oct 2017

I think Jack's picked up on a couple of things, (I admit I didn't notice them).

It's interesting that you chose to write "risen mounds". If there is some idea of autonomy here, fair enough. I like the idea that they've risen like loaves....

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Posted in Yellow Ribbons

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There are always

Posted on Sun, 17 Sep 2017

at least two poems on the page: the one the writer wrote and the one the reader understands (or not). Poetry truly is the infinite art, since its meaning is open to infinite interpretations. I know many people who do not enjoy this nebulous...

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Posted in time travelling

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2nd

Posted on Sun, 17 Sep 2017

person narration is notoriously difficult to pull off, but you've managed it well. What I like so much about what you do is the vast swathes of subtext, the gaps between the lines that are so tempting to fill and that we are unlikely to get wrong...

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Posted in The Oil Refinery

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You

Posted on Thu, 14 Sep 2017

missed the "Flight" from Flight Lieutenant: No Lieutenants since the RFC became the RAF in 1918,

Best, Ewan, (former Flight Sergeant, No. 51 Sqn)

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Posted in The Second World War: PART 4 - Andrew MacDonald - Sagan (1943)

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This

Posted on Tue, 14 May 2013

is poetry. This is life.
This is sharp and it cuts like a knife.

Lovely, lovely poetry. Hope we hear more from Shoe sometime soon.

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Posted in Viscosity

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I

Posted on Sat, 26 Aug 2017

like to think I am capable of separating the art from the artist.

Years and years ago I did A101 Arts Foundation course with the OU (it would have been about '83). At summer school in Hounslow (!) we trashed a whole afternoon with the...

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Posted in Evening Walk in a Seaside Town

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