Ewan

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My stories have been read 1405205 times and 1013 of my stories have been cherry picked.
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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.

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Cherry

Anemoi - Winds

Bank Holiday walk on the Northumbrian Coast. Image source: geography.co.uk. Licence CC- BY SA 2.0 photographer MikeatSeahouses
Cherry

"One, Two, Three, Four!"

Not actionable. Image is CC0 and in Public Domain.

Apocryphon

Umm... well, odd, yes. But you can't beat a good puzzle on a Friday, eh? Oh, okay look at the image's provenance. Image is of a papyrus said to be a fragment of The Gospel of Mary. Source: Wikipedia.org Public Domain.
Cherry

You Must Remember This

A short poem about things that happened two-thirds of a lifetime ago... image source picclick.com no known copyright issues.
Cherry

Caper On

It's not night-time, it's not midsummer, but this dream is a nightmare. Licence CCA-2.0 source wikipedia.org. creator Matt Brown

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143 of my comments have received 152 Great Feedback votes

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I do

Posted on Fri, 18 Dec 2020

remember the ghost in the armchair from others' houses, it would have been a grandparent of course. Never saw anyone violent. That must be truly awful, like living with a tyrant.
The washing machine that we were encouraged to use in The...

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Posted in A Life Like That

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These really are

Posted on Tue, 01 Dec 2020

things of sombre beauty.

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Posted in Angelica

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I do

Posted on Fri, 27 Nov 2020

love a good nihilistic git as a main character! Fabulous atmosphere, I could almost smell Hot Plate Heaven.

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Posted in Pigeon Variations - Ch 4 - Hero Grill Chef

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One theory

Posted on Thu, 26 Nov 2020

is that Ashurbanipal was Sardanapalus (and transliteration can do funny things, especially from cuneiform into Greek and later Latin script) BUT Ashurbanipal is everywhere else but in Cteisis's version - which itself is only known through...

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Posted in Historiography

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Perhaps your

Posted on Wed, 25 Nov 2020

next collection could contain a whole aviary? Another fine poem.
E x

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Posted in Hoopoe

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Hahaha

Posted on Sun, 15 Nov 2020

If only it weren't all so nearly true!
Well done.

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Your poem

Posted on Wed, 18 Nov 2020

reminded me of a visit to the Jurong Bird Park in Singapore one day, over 40 years ago.

Monsoon season, I remember it well. Half the broadsheet back page of the Straits Times would be dedicated to forecasts attempting to predict at what...

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Posted in Monsoon

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This is our Facebook and Twitter Pick of the Day

Posted on Tue, 10 Nov 2020

Yes, this wonderful poem is our Facebook and Twitter Pick of the Day. Please consider sharing or retweeting if any of you like it too!

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Posted in Oak

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Well,

Posted on Tue, 10 Nov 2020

I'm bound to say it's much improved, since you've done exactly what I was thinking of :-).

No, seriously, it reads exceptionally well now.

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Some

Posted on Mon, 09 Nov 2020

striking imagery here.

Do you mean "algæ-d" at line 8?

Your poem finishes very strongly with these lines.

"the sun’s departure 

under the horizon’s guillotine,

 

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