Author Archives: Myfanwy Fox

Review: The Becoming of Lady Flambé by Holly Magill

I’ve been to many poetry events over the last fifteen years and I love that frisson of meeting a new (to me) poet who has something beyond what I know in their poetry; something special and exciting. I felt that … Continue reading

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Review: Assembly Lines by Jane Commane

  Ledbury Poetry Festival is huge. I managed to get to a small fraction of events but, of those I went to, my stand-out single poem of the festival this year was Jane Commane’s UnWeather from her collection Assembly Lines … Continue reading

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Review: #MeToo, ed. Deborah Alma

#MeToo exploded into public consciousness with Harvey Weinstein’s fall from grace last October. Male interviewers were stunned that almost every woman added their own #MeToo incident. Many men were disbelieving. Women were shocked to discover we had so much in … Continue reading

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Poetry Click Bait

Poetry, like song, is as old as human speech. Perhaps song is even older, a hark to community from pre-Homo sapiens; cadences without words but yet full of meaning. The first stories were carried in memory and poetry lends itself … Continue reading

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Fat Man Blues: song by Richard Walls and Tone Tanner

Originally posted on Malvern Writers' Circle:
Richard Wall’s Fat Man Blues project recently featured on Spillwords with a song in collaboration with Tone Tanner. Click on the image to hear the song (and read its lyrics): ?

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Gren Gaskell, After a Roof Fall

Originally posted on Malvern Writers' Circle:
Gren Gaskell’s fiercely moving poem After a Roof Fall recently featured on Spillwords HERE.

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Metamorphosis

A few weeks ago the damsel flies were all doing this and now their nymphs are crawling out of their ponds to emerge as new adults.

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