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Thursday, 29 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)

LESS
stick figure elders
cracked joints
knee/hip replacements
once were balloon boys&girls
Buddha beatific!Diet,illness,age
makes clothes too loose,Lautrec!
sparrow seed breakfasts,
thin soup evenings-they cross borders
in their day dreams.Munch and muse
Memories return to feed their beds
when they cannot fill them
Build a nest for the bird
of your soul is about to fly!
Hospice from hospital-hurry!
Getting needle thin
Cracked voice
Relatives cry
Bird outside window

Rises!

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