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Saturday, 18 May 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)

EMOTIONAL GRIDLOCK
(Answers & Solutions)
like IH35 (non-rush hour!)
like MOPAC early mornings(3am to 4am)
like South First stopping@ Ruta Maya
like South Congress(DEEP South Congress-avoiding SOCO
like 11th and 12th streets when WORDJAZZ and VICTORY GRILL
like 7th street Happy Jack Pleasant Valley visiting
like Ben White to the airport(IN)
like Ben White from the airport (OUT)
like 290 west seeing rampant non-photographable wildflowers
like nonstop stream of consciousness-a boat of free floating trafficking ideas spilling syllables
like getting there before you leave
like arriving right here now-and being welcomed in!

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