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I have 245 stories published in 21 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 356180 times and 19 of my stories have been cherry picked.
162 of my 1,297 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 164 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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The Garden of Songbird Charm Part Two

Soon the day would come to an end. Tomorrow Ned would visit to do the garden and it was also Robin and Claire's Mum's birthday. She was forty, so it...
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The Garden of Songbird Charm

In the garden of songbird charm Robin and Claire were doing some bird spotting. Robin had recently acquired a pair of folding binoculars, and he had...
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Cherry

A Christmas Carol : Conclusion

Back home Uncle Tony was there again, helping the boys unwrap all their presents. He was incorrigible; he was almost like a boy himself. At Eliot's...
Cherry

A Christmas Carol

It had been bitterly cold these last few days, but Eliot was warm inside the church. He was doing his practise for his spot at the morning mass...

Elizabeth Regina

Especially now we know your worth. Little time has passed, since we last saw your smiling face, In truth the nation loved you. Zen buddhists,...
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162 of my comments have received 164 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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Hi Rhiannon,

Posted on Tue, 07 Mar 2023

Hi Rhiannon,

This is a lovely ollapodrida of things that evoke memories in you. It was quite delightful to go through the assortment of things !!!

hilary  

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Posted in Memory Medley

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I remember seeing my first

Posted on Wed, 01 Mar 2023

I remember seeing my first Peacock butterfly. I was quite thrilled, I think you would be Jenny if you attracted something rare with your plans !!!

 

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Posted in Summer's Creation

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Hi Jenny,

Posted on Wed, 08 Mar 2023

Hi Jenny,

This is a lovely gentle poem that flows so well. I don't think it needs changing, full of enticing imagery !

hilary   

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Posted in Every Moment Counts

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Love bee-silk daffodils but

Posted on Fri, 10 Mar 2023

Love bee-silk daffodils but then the whole thing is lovely.

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Posted in Spring Skies (After the Dogs of Winter)

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hi,

Posted on Thu, 09 Mar 2023

hi,

I certainly did not expect dogs to dream, but why not? Interesting little piece !!!

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Posted in The Mystery.

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Hi,

Posted on Wed, 14 Dec 2022

Hi,

Loved this, it's almost too perfect. Congrats on the cherries !

hilary  

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Posted in Mid-Winter

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