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I have 245 stories published in 21 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 361505 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.

My stories

Our Day is Over

Ring-a-ring o' roses, Pocket full of posies, A tishoo, A tishoo We all fall down. London's burning, London;s burning, We are in the charnel house,...

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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162 of my comments have received 164 Great Feedback votes

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Hi Jenny.

Posted on Mon, 12 Dec 2022

Hi Jenny.

Nice contrast between winter snow and then home fires burning.Made me feel cosy. It's certainly icy here :-6C

hilary

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Posted in Walk In December Snow

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Good, humourous piece.

Posted on Sat, 10 Dec 2022

Good, humourous piece. Enjoyed reading!

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Posted in The Frog and Crumpet

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Posted on Thu, 08 Dec 2022

Hi,

You'll be telling me you are dendro erotic next, Jenny, for that is the love of trees.

Enjoyed.

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Posted in Would I Be A Tree

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HI,

Posted on Fri, 09 Dec 2022

HI,

Nice little economic poem, Rhiannon. Lovely use  of colour, it has its own magic!

hilary   

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Posted in Afterglow

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Posted on Fri, 09 Dec 2022

Hi,

Metempsychosis is always an interesting idea, but alarming if one becomes a rat !

Well written as always and quite charming.

hilary   

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Posted in The Last Wish of Christmas

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hi.

Posted on Sun, 20 Nov 2022

hi.

Enjoyed reading this reflection. How many have 'missed the boat'?

hilary  

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Posted in Variations on a Poem Read at My Mother's Funeral

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Posted on Sun, 20 Nov 2022

Hi,

A nice hymnal verse for this day of Christ the king.

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Posted in Who can go into His presence?

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Posted on Sat, 19 Nov 2022

Hi,

Another little gem, Rhiannon. A colourful description. Enjoyed reading !!!

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Posted in by Craven Arms

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Posted on Sun, 20 Nov 2022

Hi,

This poem is packed with vivid imagery and deeply personal memories. Enjoyed reading !!!

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Posted in Memories from Falls Past

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Posted on Wed, 09 Nov 2022

Hi,

I don't think I'd trust the devil with his cloven hooves whatever were happening. As for being ruthless in his past that seems par for the course. Enjoyed this piece of fantasy.

hilary  

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Posted in The Last Door

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