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Tuesday, 26 May 2015

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 and 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)

GEOMANCIES
SHAPES&FORMS
Engineers and architects with economic rationalizations
have made squares and rectangles our dominant skyline
London now has the Pickle,the Circle and the  Thin Pyramid
Yet the feng shui of Pyramids evokes astronomical memories
Forget asking how they were built-or why
(Most were not burial chambers-more initiation Temples)
No one knows how materials were assembled -or why
Most continents have traces of such architectures,alluring questions
We ask because we do not know.We cannot replicate.
Shadows point to Solstice and Seasons.We seek Reason via astronomy.
Stonehenge.Woodhenge.Giza.Sudan.South America-ancient shapes and forms
remind us of fractals,geomancies,bio-architectures of spirals,galaxies,constellations
As above,so below.Architecture of leaf and star..Start your drones-away we go!

Everyone's heard of the great pyramids of Egypt, but thousands of kilometres further south along the Nile stands another impressive group of ancient...
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