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What do you feel when I type

Does it sound like music the way I want it to

I can feel the beat I want to play to and no one will know it doesn’t have music because my words have a beat

Why do your hands want to move so

Is the keyboard your instrument

The language your notes

Feel your way through them they are your melody

Can you believe

Be a dreamer

Don’t mind the rain on my window

Where are you now my hands have come alive

When I was young I could feel it running through my veins and the people singing

Teach yourself

If they can I can

Just dream


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Tracie Lark aka The Literary Gangster has been in many roles in her 30 years of life so far: travel agent, writer, editor, teacher, tutor, actor, traveler. She is from NSW and did a stint living in Indonesia in 2011-2012. Tracie self published her own book of poetry 'The Longing & Other Fairytale Feelings' in November 2014 and she enjoys the delicacy of short story in her spare time. She is currently hacking away at her first fiction novel. Tracie had two stories published in Celapene Press' publication 'Short and Twisted 2014' and she has appeared on ABC's RN Earshot with a produced version of her story 'Jean'. She has had an array of poetry published online in TAT Poetry and on PenTales.

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Email: tracie.pascoe@theaustraliatimes.com.au