hilary west

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I have 239 stories published in 21 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 285928 times and 17 of my stories have been cherry picked.
115 of my 1,214 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 117 votes

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hilary west

I have been writing for over 25 years and some of my work is on here. In my time I have written novels, short stories, poetry, plays and assorted ephemera. I hope you enjoy your time discovering my site.

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Blue Wisteria Conclusion

Soon, all too soon, the holiday was coming to an end, but it had been so special for both of them. That night in the hotel garden, after embracing...
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Blue Wisteria Part Two

When Dr. Woodstock rang that night he knew exactly what he was going to say. A week together in Venice would be just the ticket. It would be so...

Blue Wisteria (Part One)

Dr. Woodstock looked out of the window of his office. It was then he saw her; such a graceful flight of fancy in a light blue summer frock, moving on...

A Summer Romance

Beverley Hughes looked in the mirror. She was still in good shape at forty years of age. She pouted, medium to full lips, and applied a pink lip...
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The Telephone

Eva Trondheim looked at the telephone. In fact, she was staring at it. Would he ring again? Why did she care? She'd seen him going past her window in...

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115 of my comments have received 117 Great Feedback votes

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Beautiful poem, Rhiannon just

Posted on Thu, 30 Sep 2021

Beautiful poem, Rhiannon, just made for children, full of colour and imagination with wonderful rhymes and rhythms.

hilary   

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Posted in Big River, Big Life

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Hi Jenny,

Posted on Sun, 08 Aug 2021

Hi Jenny,

This is lovely, Jenny. You have certainly captured some of the essence of the man. Have you read 'Fern Hill', one of his poems. It's about a wonderful childhood he had in the country when he wasn't in Swansea, where of course he...

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Posted in Fleeting Observations Of A Poet

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A very good warning, Rhiannon

Posted on Sat, 13 Mar 2021

A very good warning, Rhiannon. This was a nice poem full of rhyme and reason.

Hilary  

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Posted in Burglars beware!

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Hi Rhiannon,

Posted on Sun, 27 Mar 2016

Hi Rhiannon,

Very apposite offering for Easter, Rhiannon. There may be hope for us all in Christ's resurrection!

Best Wishes, HW  

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Posted in Examine the Evidence

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There is something attractive

Posted on Sat, 14 May 2022

There is something attractive about the tale of the piper and your poem too is attractive. I was moved by the footnote that no singing or dancing is allowed on Bungelosenstrasse ever since that fateful day.

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Posted in An Eternal Debt (The Pied Piper of Hamlin)

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You are very brave to detail

Posted on Thu, 12 May 2022

You are very brave to detail such personal things which you do in a clinically objective way.

I hope you are free of the cancer at last.

Best Wishes,

hilary   

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Posted in Hospital 3 and Janus 11

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Oh Rhiannon, the caprice of

Posted on Thu, 12 May 2022

Oh Rhiannon, the caprice of being young. You sum it up so well !!!

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Posted in First Choice

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Hi,

Posted on Mon, 09 May 2022

Hi,

A lovely way with words, jenny; they fall like a waterfall. Much enjoyed !!! Beautiful.

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Posted in Maple Tree Den

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Hi,

Posted on Mon, 09 May 2022

Hi,

A very intelligent overview of the Russian situation. It is the gullibilityof ordinary people  that shocks me. They take in all the propaganda and don't question. Are we 'safe' in Britain? I certainly don't think so after hearing of...

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Posted in A Final Message From Moscow

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Hi Rhiannon,

Posted on Mon, 09 May 2022

Hi Rhiannon,

Another lovely wildflower poem. Bluebells are truly wonderful and so well described in this little gem !!!

hilary   

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Posted in The wonderful wild bells!

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