Author Archives: Myfanwy Fox

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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Summer scenes

Words on Water with Worcester Lit Fest: a beautiful evening for a gentle walk along the Severn with poetry interludes.   Ledbury Festival: glorious as always and so much happening I didn’t manage to even take many photos. On the … Continue reading

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World Refugee Day in Poetry

Originally posted on Poet Laureate:
“I’ve met so many who have lost so much. But they never lose their dreams for their children or their desire to better our world. They ask for little in return – only our support…

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