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)
IS EVERY ART EKPHRASIS?
YOU ARE THE MODEL FOR THIS
I stole your face/your dreams
spilled in to mine/and we
pour them in to paper
Mine come out in words
Yours are stretched as art
More than 3D origami
You make an art that allows us to make more
by extending yours!Such trust in us!
That ,posthumously,you are now famous
for your uniqueness/and your "busts"
stretch across the known universe
Every Artform seeds more
Harvests are to often posthumous
Time to love our artists while they live
Ask Van Gogh-he sold one painting while he lived!