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Monday, 14 April 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)

Rare cosmic alignments in the sky this April!
RIGHT TO BE WRONG
As you know-i have been wrong before
and i will be wrong again
My mistakes may belong to me
yet few of them are "original"
Many avow there is a difference between
what we see and what we do
This may be because we all agree
on different versions of "truth"
i ask for your forgiveness
i offer you acceptance
as we each stumble through
those daily deeds that define us
as both "old"-and "knew"

 

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