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Saturday, 19 July 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)

IF I COULD SEE NOW
ALL THESE COLORS,SHAPES &FORMS
Presences,sprites,devas,faerie forms
Just beyond our visible spectrum-
like trust ,hope,empathy,compassion
Tuning in just like an emotional radio
Here is a feeling i discarded long ago
Here is a habit i keep as a cage
to limit my blind optimism
There is a cynical curve of a blade
i use to diminish my enthusiasm
Self-sabotage?i am rich in this
and share when least invited
Paradise?i have heard of that
heat seeking GOOGLE EARTH/

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