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Wednesday, 4 June 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)

SLIP INTO A CINEMA
where shadows watch the screen
Look for EMERGENCY EXIT
Recall that DARK KNIGHT RISING
PREVIEWS of FORTHCOMING ATTRACTIONS
(better than the full-length movie)
Stuff oneself with Coca-Killa /popcorn avalanche
SUMMER's here and the time is right
for air-conditioning won the West
Sweat outside,chill within
It does not matter what is on the screen
Star Trek/Star Wars by JJ ABRAMS
X-MEN now an APOCALYPSE franchise
TERMINATORS reprise,TRANSFORMERS film in Texas
Hard to top TITANIC,AVATAR,ARMAGEDDON,2012
the next disaster involves each of  us

that we still seek distractions from the obvious.

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