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Thursday, 14 November 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)




SEEKING SOLUTIONS

Near Fukushima,a Buddhist priest
moves radioactive dirt away from where people lived
as they had not yet een moved to safer regions.
Active prayer/actions required/where risk
makes food chains sink /trusting in seaweed
and iodine to absorb radiation.We are told less
see wreckage land in Portland/hear stories
of contaminated tuna and salmon.Warnings-
"eat nothing from the ocean!"We hear and pray
we might be spared from random radiation-
eat greens,ginseng,anything that might give us reprieve

from another Japanese invasion.


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