hilary west

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I have 245 stories published in 21 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 361512 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

Pandora's Box

The sun was intense, And in the green parkland Older children played. A frisbee whizzed through the still air, And people grouped in case of a...

At Christmas

Long icicles drip from the window frame, It is like a Crunchie bar of packed ice, Its golden honeycomb stuffed with snowflakes. The inside window...

The Jewels of the Madonna

Donna struggled with her shopping; she was eight and a half months pregnant now, so it wouldn't be long. Snow drifted down and covered her fur fabric...

In The Winter Woods

Footprints in the snow, Crushing fallen flakes, Breaking frozen twigs, Cracking underfoot. Overhead a canopy of crystal Frosting evergreen leaves...
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The Bus

The Bus Chortling in my boyish way, I thought someone must surely pay, But there she was, Her bulky fat and scraping shoe, Quite unable, to give her...

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162 of my comments have received 164 Great Feedback votes

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Hi,

Posted on Fri, 23 Sep 2022

Hi,

I think there's something comforting about the sound of the rain. Your poem had that effect on me too.

hilary    

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Posted in Welcome sound

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Hi marandina,

Posted on Wed, 21 Sep 2022

Hi marandina,

What with Harry Potter and such this sort of stuff is incredibly popular. Enjoying reading, bringing out the kid in me.

hilary    

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Posted in In the Vale of the Shadow King (Part Two of Six)

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Hi Jenny,

Posted on Thu, 22 Sep 2022

Hi Jenny,

Very dreamy and nice olfactories too. I loved the squelchiness underfoot !

hilary   

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Posted in In Lucid Dreams

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Hi,

Posted on Sat, 17 Sep 2022

Hi,

This is  a beautiful poem, Jenny. I enjoyed reading immensely. You are so good at these nature poems and the information you provided as background was fabulous !

hilary    

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Posted in Harebells

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Hi  Angus,

Posted on Fri, 16 Sep 2022

Hi  Angus,

A bobbydazzler of a poem this one (as David Dickenson would say). Really enjoyed it, full of true beauty !!!!!!

hilary   

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Posted in Midwinter, Remember

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A wistful ending as we turn

Posted on Thu, 15 Sep 2022

A wistful ending as we turn to the lady's make-up.

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Posted in Splish-Splash

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Soft as a summer shower,

Posted on Sat, 10 Sep 2022

Soft as a summer shower, Jenny, and nice to know the inspiration keeps on coming.

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Posted in Like September Rain

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 A great poem to bees.I liked

Posted on Tue, 13 Sep 2022

 A great poem to bees.I liked the classical references too. Elevated and sublime !!!

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Posted in A Lamentation of Bees

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I liked this  one, Rhiannon.

Posted on Wed, 14 Sep 2022

I liked this  one, Rhiannon. I often use a mnemonic to try to aid the old memory box !

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Posted in To Remember, or not …

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Hi,

Posted on Tue, 19 Jul 2022

Hi,

I enjoyed reading this. It was a bit different for me. Quite tantalising !!!

hilary   ...

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Posted in Life and Times of a Priestess : Ch.14 : The New Lovers : Part 1 : Section 1

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