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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.

My stories

Drums Across the Mohawk

Goodbye for a while... Image is pixabay.com and CC0

Sunday Morning

it's about nothing, nothing at all... Image is from giphy.com


2nd month in a row I've done a poetry monthly. Image source pxhere.com licence is CC0


A puzzle... Don't do many IPs, perhaps you can see why. :-D Image source Pixabay.com licence CC0

The Answer, My Friend...

About absolutely nothing at all... Image from Wikipedia. License is CC4.0 Link to this url for terms : https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/


59 of my comments have received 60 Great Feedback votes

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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.




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Posted in Broken

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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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This second part

Posted on Sun, 15 Oct 2017

to a story, which stands as a fine piece of writing in and of itself, is our Facebook and Twitter Pick of the Day. Why not share or retweet it if you like it too?

Part one can be found...

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Posted in BERNARD Part 2 (from Ribbentrop's Chair)

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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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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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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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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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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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Posted on Tue, 22 Aug 2017

not obvious, certainly layered  - and thought provoking. Good use of the opposites in conjunction and the occasional alliteration, all the while making it look effortless.

Very good indeed.


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Posted in Inheritance