Ewan

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I have 1488 stories published in 26 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 1139099 times and 805 of my stories have been cherry picked.
83 of my 2,518 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 86 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.

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A Polka Dot Dress

Flash fiction, read it and sleep... I mean... Oh never mind. Image source pxhere.com: licence CC0

Words Beyond Meaning

It's about... well, I'm not really sure... Anyway, image was made by the Argentine artist Leon Ferrari and is called 'Letter to a General'. The writing is asemic, it has no semantic content, but it's far from meaningless. Ferrari claimed if the writing couldn't be read, he could say anything at all. A dangerous pastime in Argentina in the early '60s. So, once again, this summary is more interesting than the poem... sigh. No known copyright issues.
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We Are Awaiting Developments

The planned 500,000 dwellings will go ahead: these will all be affordable housing, subject to credit and criminal record checks . The 50,000 nurses...
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Full Sail

Let's hope it doesn't turn out like this. Image by De Windstoot, in the Public Domain as it's such old art.
Gold cherry

Breakfast at Georgiou's

Some of this is true... picture source the real cafe's google maps entry. Taken by Magda Chy in Leeds
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83 of my comments have received 86 Great Feedback votes

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Woof! Woof!

Posted on Tue, 26 Dec 2017

Gold digger alert! We men are such fools, I imagine Donald believes Melania finds him irresistible, (just like Ivana and Marla did too).

Interesting piece.

best

Ewan

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Posted in Narcissistic

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This

Posted on Mon, 18 Dec 2017

is definitely the area to mine for your writing. Convincing; it certainly had me in the classroom (probably in a disappearing seat).
Upbeat and uplifting and at this time of year, why not?

Best

Ewan

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Posted in Ralph and Big Dave

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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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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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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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