catherine poarch

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I have 46 stories published in 3 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 70180 times and 34 of my stories have been cherry picked.
59 of my 528 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 64 votes

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catherine poarch

 

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Cherry

This is More

'Noone is born hating...' (Nelson Mandela)
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Gold cherry

Isaac and the Big Idea Tree

Isaac lived in the Broken City where nights were very dark. But Isaac had a Big Idea.

Until Next Year

Voices echoed in the hallway.....
Gold cherry

Bus to Town

mostly just looking out the window on the bus
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Cherry

Sojourner

I write in the Land of Broken Plates.

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59 of my comments have received 64 Great Feedback votes

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I loved this, loved the idea

Posted on Mon, 14 Mar 2022

I loved this, loved the idea that we are the aliens, still looking for a a home. I thought I was the only one!! I really liked the breath in like giants, out like dragons bit. And also, it has the pace of someone walking, talking, with almost...

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Posted in This Cannot Be Our Home

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I'm so glad I found time to

Posted on Wed, 02 Mar 2022

I'm so glad I found time to come on ABC today. This is so good, Di. So succinct and honest. Democracy's safest seats struck home. And the last lines - nail on the head. I wish the Cabinet would read it although to be honest and fair, they are...

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Posted in Listening to the News 2/3/22

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I had to google Orcop and

Posted on Thu, 13 Jan 2022

I had to google Orcop and corvids! It looks lovely. Your poem has the pace of a walk and the feeling of a hilltop and looking to the distance. Hope you are better soon, take care.

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Posted in near Orcop

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Brilliant end. I didn't know

Posted on Thu, 09 Apr 2020

Brilliant end. I didn't know where it was going and then - the thing we are all trying to be and find in each other. Liked it a lot.

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Posted in Learning How To Be Human

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I've spent my whole life

Posted on Fri, 21 Jun 2019

I've spent my whole life trying to get home. Maybe it's a thing to do and not a place. I liked the constant flow of people at the beginning.Everyone on the move. Hope you are well.

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Posted in Home is where...

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I agree, this is clever. And

Posted on Fri, 19 Jan 2018

I agree, this is clever. And how many of us, from whichever country or background, once we got onto the millionaire's boat would care less about the little boats, that moment of panic and survival gone? I wonder who the Queen aspires to be....

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Posted in Theory: The heart of racism is aspiration

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Epic! Whoever's wearing the

Posted on Wed, 11 Feb 2015

Epic! Whoever's wearing the hat is prone let it go to his head! I guess we all have to take some responsibilty though, powerless or not. Really enjoyed reading this.

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Posted in an American thinks of Russia

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As usual, beautiful. It's as

Posted on Sat, 30 Apr 2022

As usual, beautiful. It's as flickering and entancing as its subject matter. I liked how you connected yourself with them at the end. 

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Posted in butterfly moment

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I loved it. Just the sort of

Posted on Mon, 14 Feb 2022

I loved it. Just the sort of stuff I notice walking along, a million things soon forgotten. You captured a moment of some of them. Always will it to win! 

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Posted in Looking Down and Up

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It's stunning. What a

Posted on Tue, 18 Jan 2022

It's stunning. What a quietness to it. Words that stop you in your tracks. You've suggested the movement of the wolves with the pace. I like the slight repetition and the making of compound words.

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Posted in Wolves, blizzard

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