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Most of this blog is related in some way to the music, books and films produced by Gonzo Multimedia, but the editor has a grasshopper mind and so also writes about all sorts of cultural issues which interest him, and which he hopes will interest you as well.

Monday, 1 June 2015


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)

BIBLOS("The Good Book")
There are those who stop @one
(even so,they read various translations-Greek to Aramaic-
in order to etymology each word/icon/historical idea
There are those whose reading is catholic,universal,compelling-
seeking truth(s)between the covers of divergence.They learn to read
then read to learn.Endless,ever,on-each book a chapter in a series of questions asked
and alternative answers provided.Book is key.Do not confuse covers with content.
Urantia to Martin Luther.Sartre to Satire to song and dance.War AND peace.Course of Miracles.
"Unfolding like flowers in the future shock"Lerner&Lowe,Rogers&Hart,Gilbert &Sullivan,Freud &Jung-
each Age has its chanticleers.We live in an Age of GOOGLE (and Wikipedia).Compare &Contrast.
ISIS ,Nusra Front,Ninja Assassins,Buddhas in a Cliff face,Disappearing Coral Reefs/Rainforests/Languages/Races..

The WHY of Frontiers,Borders,Barriers,Migration,Refugees and Sovereign 

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