catherine poarch

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I have 50 stories published in 3 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 94866 times and 44 of my stories have been cherry picked.
87 of my 606 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 95 votes

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Fernundaling

Can't do audio or video, sorry. But I liked the nonsense challenge, thanks. Happy Christmas!
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Ladenbox

I might have left it too late for the kenning I.P. and not sure I've got it right anyway as I think they should be more literal. But I was so taken up with the kenning idea that I thought I'd give it a go. Thanks for the idea and hope the I.P. keeps going.
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All We Need

What if we could sail the Star Road
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NeverSquash a Raspberry

My daughter helped me remember the silly things I've told her. And some of them not so silly of course and should be adhered to at all times.

Brightstowe

About an Elizabethan map of Bristol by William Smith.

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87 of my comments have received 95 Great Feedback votes

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This felt like an all

Posted on Fri, 14 Oct 2022

This felt like an all-immersive read, with a beautifully unrushed pace. And I loved the embrace unquestioning. 

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Posted in tree time

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Brings to mind such a lot in

Posted on Thu, 28 Jul 2022

Brings to mind such a lot in a few lines - brief life of success, strength in standing firm - and I love it starting with 'goosegrass' which I'd never heard of but like the sound of!

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Posted in Competition

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You say it's a moment in your

Posted on Fri, 22 Jul 2022

You say it's a moment in your time but it also seems timeless - a moment that could have happened throughout history. Really beautiful picture.

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Posted in Bed and Board by The Silk Road

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What a wonderful defence of

Posted on Fri, 22 Jul 2022

What a wonderful defence of what's good or could be good. So many lovely descriptions, Di, but you know those three simple words 'above all sound' stopped me in my tracks. Why is that? Maybe some sense of peace above everything. I read the rest...

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Posted in sound escape

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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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I love this. In a few lines

Posted on Sat, 15 Jan 2022

I love this. In a few lines you have given a feeling of plenty - especially in the 2nd and 3rd lines which work so well together - and also good wishes. Enjoy your festivities. 

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Posted in A Poem for Pongal

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Wow - thank you so much,

Posted on Thu, 13 Jan 2022

Wow - thank you so much, Rhiannon! Both for getting a copy and for letting me know. Have a lovely weekend. Hope the skies stay blue up there. 

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Posted in near Orcop

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Great comment, Di_Hard! I

Posted on Tue, 28 Dec 2021

Great comment, Di_Hard! I know what Turlough means though - I love watching paint dry on TV eg Portrait Artist of the Year etc - and I have lots of ideas but not the skill. But writing or art, it should all be about enjoyment, at whatever level...

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Posted in BBBB

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