Author Archives: Myfanwy Fox

Little Malvern Court Gardens

A perfect spring afternoon.

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Poetry on request

A couple of weeks’ ago I was invited to do some poetry for the audience of a showing of Paterson at Hereford Courtyard. Ledbury Poetry Festival brought three of us to chat to film-goers and create on-the-spot poems on whatever … Continue reading

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Review: Prole, Poetry and Prose (Issue 21)

In a previous existence I was a biologist at Cambridge (UK) and then Stanford (USA). But I never felt confident in my biologist identity: I had imposter syndrome, except that it hadn’t been invented then. Now involved in creative things … Continue reading

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Move along

It’s been a strange six months since I last blogged. Apologies if you’ve missed my ramblings here. (Alternatively, apologies if you were delighted by my absence, bad luck: I’m back.) In brief: Ledbury Poetry Festival was, as always, wonderful. Look … Continue reading

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Mulberry Scion

  I was asked for a poem for an event organised by The Friends of Malvern Springs and Wells for their event Two Malverns and a Mulberry Tree, held during Malvern Civic Week. Brief background: George Bernard Shaw, Malvern Festival’s … Continue reading

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Paean to Katie Hopkins

What is the purpose of poetry? According to Poetry.org it’s “an art form in which human language is used for its aesthetic qualities in addition to, or instead of, its notional and semantic content.”   For most of us, most … Continue reading

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Whiteleaved Oak, Chase End and Raggedstone bluebells

Glorious Sunday morning spring sunshine and so I made the most of a chance to see the bluebells as they emerge here. I drove along the hills to the hamlet of Whiteleaved Oak, one of my favourite places tucked away … Continue reading

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