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Monday, 26 May 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)

INSECTARIUM
Eat The Exhibits!Locust Plagues in reverse!
Exotic!Venomous!'Tastes Like Snake!"
BECAUSE IT IS SNAKE! All creepy crawlies
find a home -chocolate covered ants,scorpion soup,
crunchy crispy crickets,jungle nymph walking stick salads
Think cockroaches&mosquitoes-reverse engineering!
Giant cave cockroaches from Panama
Black Asian forest scorpions from Malaysia
White-eyed assassin bugs from South Africa
Blue death feigning beetles
Red-spotted longhorn beetles
Gooty sapphire tarantulas-our menu is extensive
Did you begin by eating birds?or centipedes?
Only a small step to witchetty grubs,fat and delicious
Millions of insects await your taste!Beat them to the bite!


(B5 Austin-American Statesman 05/24/14-HOUSTON ZOO'S INSECTARIUM)

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