Brought up in a little country town between Port macquarie and Coffs Harbor I learnt to dance at the age of 2. (ballet, Jazz, tap, anything you can think of really!) I've competed all over Australia for it with great results, and am still dancing now at 17 (soon to be 18) My dream is to be a dance teacher and to write several novels and poetry books for children and teenagers alike. I write poetry that comes purely from the heart, and express my self complety through my writing and dancing. Both things are outlets for my emotion. The dancing allows me to express myself with my body, and the writing I express myself with my mind and soul. No matter whether the writing is completly my or ... more »
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Dancer twirling upon the stage,
you bring to life the stories written on a page.
For years I have watched you,
grow and mature,
push your body to the limits and the pain you endure.
Your perfection and connection with the music I admire,
you can dance the day away,
you never slow,
you never tire.
And finally you stop,
as the moon climbs overhead,
wriggling your sore toes
as you climb into bed.
Only yet to discover,
what tomorrow has in store,
you dream the night away...
as your audience yell ENCORE! ! !