Elly McDonald

Writer

Gorgeous One (1986)

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Timelessly entwined like

a celtic brooch, golden

gleaming curves and a fierce

sensuality

warm against our skin we can’t

deny this

touching moving stirring breathing

passion and the pulse

You

are the gorgeous one

she teases, she turns

deny this

this

her limbs, spread

make sense of the universe

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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