catherine poarch

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I have 50 stories published in 3 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 94861 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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My stories

Cherry

Foxed

Dark fox on the Arctic rocks....

Words Again

There are words in my head again today.

Wizard

Only the soft chaff, drifting slowly, across the wheatfield..
Gold cherry

Not Years

The murder of dogs to facilitate the displacement of a people.
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Cherry

Rain

Prayers fall like raindrops

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87 of my comments have received 95 Great Feedback votes

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I got pulled in by the

Posted on Wed, 29 Dec 2021

I got pulled in by the artwork - only to find that your words matched it in colour and grace. Really good poem.

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Posted in the seagull

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Just four lines and you've

Posted on Thu, 23 Dec 2021

Just four lines and you've captured an image again. Succinct as an X at the bottom of the page.

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Posted in X is for xxx

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I'm not sure which country

Posted on Tue, 21 Dec 2021

I'm not sure which country you're in but am guessing Malaysia. This is a really interesting read - past and present meeting up - and in a few lines you give a really stong impression of your father. Thinking of you all.

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Posted in Rising Waters and Fear of a Great Flood

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Very wise - memories are so

Posted on Tue, 21 Dec 2021

Very wise - memories are so strong though. I had a friend who said to me once that the past plays tricks on you, makes you think it's still ahead of you, waiting to happen. I liked all the chaos and then the stillness at the end. And I had to...

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Posted in If I Could Turn Back Time

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Di Hard, that lady in the

Posted on Sun, 19 Dec 2021

Di Hard, that lady in the Post Office must have been an angel! I've been that broke too and am down to my last beans now. One year, I had only £1 in my purse. I stayed in and wrote four letters to go in Christmas cards I couldn't afford to post....

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Posted in T is for Tinsel and Twigs

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Well, you drew me in with the

Posted on Sun, 19 Dec 2021

Well, you drew me in with the title, my favourite Christmas song. I read it several times, each time liking it more, and it seemed as if I could hear them singing it. So Happy Christmas! 

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Posted in A Fairy Tale of New York

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Thank you very much! But don

Posted on Fri, 17 Dec 2021

Thank you very much! But don't underestimate yourself! Your poems are always very good and you have your own lovely style. As for me being busy - well, I've just finished work for the holidays as I'm term time only. I've blocked my mind to it and...

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Posted in Day before a birthday

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I love the feeling of going

Posted on Fri, 17 Dec 2021

I love the feeling of going from the uncertainty and sense of cold on the beach to the warmth at  the end. Also - the wash wash wash and eroding and soft as sand - with a feeling of patience and acceptance. Liked it a lot.

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Posted in Day before a birthday

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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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