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Tuesday, 18 February 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)

BOOK OF DAYS-ENTER THIS!
how he wallpaper watched
while she danced.
then a smile/then a move-
crack ice and drink laughter!
Spin spirals of praise to the music of after!

how each dynamo spin/turns this car of a planet
we seem always in motion/we are all ways in orbit
when we wake/and take a step into unknowns
that is when we come alive(again!

knowledge is bones /flesh them in action
refresh them when outside our comfort zone
Others may ignite the candle of our love

Your life is lit by your actions alone

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