Thursday, 23 January 2014

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)

RECYCLED RELATIONSHIPS SINKING
MOST OF US=SONG OF EXPERIENCE!
Blake Child in Garden of Verses of Life
Captures and Releases Random Butterflies
Until One Holds Attention/pin through heart
(but her wings have been clipped before
and her huge wings and her small heart
means even survival is an Art.So-compromise
and marriage contracts rather than expands
and each grow at different rates /you take
what you can learn from every emotional disaster

When what is cause for tears becomes laughter

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