catherine poarch

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I have 100 stories published in 4 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 95877 times and 56 of my stories have been cherry picked.
40 of my 588 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 41 votes

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Poem of the week

Dolphinical

The shape of the sea is in our bones...
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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......
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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.....

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40 of my comments have received 41 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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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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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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