Elly McDonald

Writer

Erratum (1981)

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He was just too expensive emotionally

I couldn’t afford him

A friend is expected to act like a friend

But a lover (I loved him)

behaves any way

He wants – I want

him, but not at any cost

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. For the first 20 years of my working life I worked as an entertainment journalist, publicist, PR consultant and in advertising and media agencies. In the second 20 years, I worked in marketing roles at non-profit organisations then retrained as a teacher, primarily teaching English to non-English speaking, newly-arrived refugees. Also did miserable McJobs, and a long, happy stint at an art gallery.

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