Ewan

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My stories have been read 1405179 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

If I Write...

It's... Oh it's just... You'll work it out. Image created using photofunia.com by me.

The Dis-harmonic Sympathy Orchestra

How many female conductors are there? It's not about old buses. Image from classicfm.com, by Flyin' Fiddler. No known copyright issues.

Gibborim

This is an old one dug out of an old hard drive, don't think I ever posted it here. Anyway, Gibborim sort of means warriors, heroes, the mighty... The word was used to refer to King David (yes, that one)'s bodyguard. Anyway, enjoy this... or not. Image is PD from Wikipedia.
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Cherry

Memory Box

for my mum and dad. Image author's own
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Gold cherry

Land of the Rising Batter

A bit of affectionate ribbing. Image from the café depicted's facebook page... they're happy with the free publicity.
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143 of my comments have received 152 Great Feedback votes

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I did enjoy this.

Posted on Tue, 10 Nov 2020

However, I think the first line is misleading. I wonder if the sentiment would work better by 'fronting' the adverbial phrase like this "For the oak tree, there is no remedy for humanity."?  This makes the focus of the poem the oak tree from the...

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Posted in Oak

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Weird

Posted on Mon, 19 Oct 2020

is good. And that's all I have to say.

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Posted in The Walrus and the Pearl

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Atmospheric

Posted on Tue, 13 Oct 2020

eerie, too. I love the idea of a mourning fog and what it might be mourning.

Ewan x

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Posted in House Ghost

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I reckon

Posted on Thu, 01 Oct 2020

the lightning bird will be out and about today.

This is terrific poetry.

E x

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Posted in Hamerkop

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This deceptively simple

Posted on Tue, 25 Aug 2020

poem is deep and moving. Not a word wasted. That's why it's today's Facebook and Twitter Pick of the Day: why not share or retweet if you like it too?

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Posted in The Places

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Ahh,

Posted on Tue, 25 Aug 2020

sublime. Dextrous and thrilling use of language.
Well done.
Best
Ewan

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Posted in Salamander

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Yes,

Posted on Sun, 05 Jul 2020

 Victorian in feel, more Tennyson, as has been said, than the romantics.

The repetition of wallet in two stanzas in a row brought me up short, but it's just a quibble. Wallet itself is a relatively new import from the US in 1913 (OED 2nd...

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Posted in The Impostor

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White noise

Posted on Mon, 17 Aug 2020

is played very loud as an "interrogation" technique by most intelligence agencies. That's the point , government people know about Rueda's phone. It's easy enough to keep track of a mobile, even if it's switched off. Teniente Elizondo doesn't...

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Posted in "Señor Bean" [Mr Martínez: Eleven]

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Good poem,

Posted on Mon, 17 Aug 2020

I wonder how many buildings I've lived or worked  in over the years have gone. A really good poem that starts very well.

I'm just wondering about the ending. It's a bit flippant, at least for me, I'd certainly lose the exclamation mark....

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Posted in Closure By Slideshow

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Your

Posted on Tue, 11 Aug 2020

beautiful and bucolic pieces are their own reward, but have the cherries anyway.

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Posted in Cows

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