Elly McDonald

Writer

Brief Exchange (1983)

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and here

all manner of miracles explode

red paint on violet canvas

full fields aflame with sun

all colour

stained-glass images

all light

molten metal

all energy all action all

emotion

is here, for a moment

all intense, comet-flight

Author: Elly McDonald

Art lover. Loves her family and her dog. Worked in the Australian rock music industry as a journalist and published widely as a poet before moving to London and spending the better part of a decade in advertising agencies. Returned to Australia and briefly tried teaching, primarily teaching English to non-English speaking, newly-arrived refugees but also as a high school classroom teacher. Has travelled Western Europe, North Africa, Russia, Northern India, East Asia, coastal USA, some Pacific Islands, and Australia.

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