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Monday, 11 August 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)

PAY TO PLAY OF CON SCIOUSNESS
INVEST IN VOCABULARY OF EXPERIENCES
GIVE FREELY RECEIVE JOYFULLY
"YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO GIVE@ALL TIMES"
HOOK?OCEAN?FISH?or all three?
Definition always less than prevailing energies
Snatched time/thief and grab /bag of purloined time
Thief Of Persia,Mesopotamia,Sumeria
In Londonium-layers of historical mud and muck
Everywhere-buried coins,bones,rags,stories,birds
whose feathers adorned Princesses,whose wings were stolen for flight
is one reaction ,fight obsolete,fright a wig shaken off
revealing a hobbit habit hour glass declining in sands
Above us,the crush of clouds,hiding UFOs
Beneath,chattering battlefields of history.


Around us-stories in skin /awaiting Revelations..

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