catherine poarch

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I have 83 stories published in 3 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 105223 times and 53 of my stories have been cherry picked.
42 of my 570 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 43 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.
Gold cherry
Poem of the week

Far away, the Manta Ray

Far above the ordinary, half an angel, half a Goth – through the sunlit underwater, floating like a table cloth......

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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42 of my comments have received 43 Great Feedback votes

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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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I also loved that coming home

Posted on Wed, 14 Jul 2021

I also loved that coming home last part. It anchors everything that went before.

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Posted in Coming Home

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You caught a moment

Posted on Wed, 14 Jul 2021

You caught a moment beautifully. I love the sound of the wood pigeon. smiley

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Posted in A sleepy mid-July mid-afternoon

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There's a line from you/your

Posted on Wed, 07 Jul 2021

There's a line from you/your pen to the sparrow hawk, like a kite on the end of a piece of string. Keeps you looking up. Lovely poem.

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Posted in Daydreamer

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Aboloutely lovely. The pace

Posted on Tue, 28 Apr 2020

Aboloutely lovely. The pace of it is so still, like panning round a wide shot slowly. I especially liked the treble clef hose. All of it is really imaginative. ...

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Posted in 28th April

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Beautiful, both in words and

Posted on Wed, 22 Apr 2020

Beautiful, both in words and pace. Again, your last lines are worth waiting for.

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Posted in I Want To Tell You Things

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No, don't change it! I like

Posted on Thu, 09 Apr 2020

No, don't change it! I like the way the punch line hits you.smiley

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Posted in Learning How To Be Human

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Clever because I got duped by

Posted on Mon, 12 Aug 2019

Clever because I got duped by all the small, domestic stuff - like potatoes! - and then it was very moving by the end. 

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Posted in Katy, A Ghost Story (IP)

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