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Monday, 24 November 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)

CHILL
DIPPING INTO DARKEST WINTER
Light a stranger(unless fire
warmth &hearth to heat us
make immune from cold
and chill of seasons
Ladle soup and harvest greens
Fill us in our bed of dreams
Starlight guide us,until Old Sol
returns to burn a brighter path
Then snow will be a story told to children
Ice some laughter music tinkling
as melt and river run to Spring
when Green returns,to merge with Golden
Burnish bright our future Light/until Zen
Huddle under blankets /burrow deeper in
Tis the season /hot teas,warm soups,
Dreams of Hiber

Nation

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