catherine poarch

Primary tabs

I have 100 stories published in 4 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 99063 times and 56 of my stories have been cherry picked.
39 of my 585 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 40 votes

catherine poarch's picture
catherine poarch


My stories



"What's so funny?" said the hyena, though his mouth was stretched to a grin. The joke on the Masai Mara was wearing a little bit thin. He looked far and wide at the grasslands.

Cat Got Up

Cat got up and walked the long, brick wall. Its shadow walked the pavement, four foot tall. It sat and purred and heard the shadows fall. Then, Cat got up and walked the long, brick wall.

Old Stripy

Here in the rivergreen leafsoft brushgold longmeadow seedblown bugclicking snakegrassy monkeytemple world, lies Old Stripy: kohl-eyed limb-easy power-yawning stretch-rolling

Zebra Crossing

The rains have come and the river is mean for the depths and the shallows are crocodile green. The river is deep and underneath are a million, trillion, zillion teeth.
Gold cherry


I'm a speck in the dark. I am dust that is blown. I am lost on the way to the endless unknown. Am I lucky or not, when from nothing I came, that I've run out of fortune but shooting to fame?