Rob Ayling writes:
"Thom the World poet is an old mate of mine from way back in my history. Even pre-dating Voiceprint, when I was running "Otter Songs" and Tom's poetry tapes and guest appearances with Daevid Allen, Gilli Smyth, Mother Gong are well known and highly regarded. It just felt right to include a daily poem from Thom on our Gonzo blog and when I approached him to do so, he replied with in seconds!!! Thom is a great talent and just wants to spread poetry, light and positive energy across the globe. If we at Gonzo can help him do that - why not? why not indeed!!" (The wondrous poetpic is by Jack McCabe, who I hope forgives me for scribbling all over it with Photoshop)
MY FAVOURITE BAND
is THE WHOLE WIDE WORLD.My cat,asleep on my printer
startled when paper issues forth in sequence.Birds outside my borrowed window.
Unexpected wild winds that overthrew the Kingdom of Trash Cans
Uncertain pre-Spring sunlight daubing,healing,annealing S(easonal)A(ffective)D (isorders
Those crumpling clouds so well defined on Fakebook via Keith The Mighty Bass
Friends who send Light in little packages of Spontaneous Kindnesses
This second hand morning,so different to all the others.
The grumbling of winter gardens.Green sprig branch Spring resistances
You,yawning,waiting for the money shot.And this sudden..