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Friday, 19 April 2013

THOM THE WORLD POET: The Daily Poem


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)

PLANTING

where you put your energies /is where your footprints lead
in kindness and wisdom we walk in harmonies
looking through your purse for trinkets silver bright and shining
like a bower bird of Thrift Shop seeking bargains
Streets awash with Buddhist beggars wanting something
other than the shoes they were blessed to walk in
Moments pass(some stay)for recollection and a memory
The best that we are is always a surprise
Somehow ,each day another miracle
Your goodness a story you share
with all who care to
love with you


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