Elly McDonald


Bonding (1986)

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mid-bridge I feel

such a sense

of connectedness I take

your hand

I hold it

hold my breath

shut my eyes make a wish make this part

of me:of you


is this moment

I look up as you smile back

still here

still whole still healing

hold my hand

Author: Elly McDonald

Australian-born, with English mother, has lived in several Australian cities and in London. Travelled widely. Way way back when, published widely as a poet and short story writer.

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