Elly McDonald


Repeat (1982)

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Time repeating: a face stripped

white in the sunlight

still (unrestored) he stands


his shirt the violent red

of the venomous: of stonefruit

fresh blood

or old-fashioned sweets from the corner store.

Hope in a vacuum?

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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