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Saturday, 8 June 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)

SAGE AND CHLORAX

Affirmations and penicillin.Prayers and action
"By any means necessary"and competent lawyers
Air and water.Earth and fire.Metal and wood.Trees and forests.
Meditation and movement.Diet and exercise.Bicycle and bus.
Pride and prejudice.War and peace.Action and rest(repose)
Absorption and response.Silence and speech.Reading and writing.
Text and image.Forward and back.Free will and determinism.
Currency and checks.Past and present.Black and white.Up and down
Gravity and levity.Realism and fantasy.Coke and Pepsi.Democrats and Republicrats
Right and wrong.You and me.Poem and song.All is on.We roll on

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