catherine poarch

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I have 99 stories published in 4 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 82975 times and 53 of my stories have been cherry picked.
36 of my 573 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 36 votes

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My stories

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
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Far away, the Manta Ray

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

There was fear in the yard and the wood mouse hid....
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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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36 of my comments have received 36 Great Feedback votes

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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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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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I like this more than the one

Posted on Fri, 19 Jul 2019

I like this more than the one of yours right next to it that got the cherry. I always feel I must try the uncherried ones because they may feel left out! I like the feeling of being in a pause but also knowing that things move on.

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Posted in Half past nine

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Yes, I just googled and found

Posted on Fri, 19 Jul 2019

Yes, I just googled and found the Obscure Sorrows! I loved the poem - thought provoking and identifiable to all of us, one way or another. 

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Posted in Monachopsis

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I can't tell you how touched

Posted on Thu, 23 Jul 2015

I can't tell you how touched I am that you remembered this and have highlighted it through my poem. Thank you so much. I don't think I should take credit for any campaigning though. It's a very easy and small thing to put the story and the poem ...

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Posted in Not Years

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Great poem. I loved the

Posted on Wed, 21 Feb 2018

Great poem. I loved the coldest star line. It gives the great feeling of distance and unreachabiltiy]....oh I can't spell it and I'm not even sure if it's a word anyway! Unreachable will do. Propaganda in every country, I would say.

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Posted in coldest planet

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I loved this. Looks simple

Posted on Wed, 14 Feb 2018

I loved this. Looks simple but feels intricate. I really liked 'find daylight now in mine.'

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Posted in Now

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Fantastic simple question and

Posted on Tue, 23 Jan 2018

Fantastic simple question and answer structure and the answers are each a loaded story wanting to be told.

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Posted in Traffic

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I confess I'm more of a dog

Posted on Sat, 13 Jan 2018

I confess I'm more of a dog than a cat person - unless they're Big cats! - but this is lovely. Effortlessly long sentences with interesting ideas like the ferry bit or the clock bit. And you've captured the rhythm of the cat's purring throughout...

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Posted in finding peace

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