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Wednesday, 5 August 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)


"BRIGHTER THAN 1000 SUNS!"
We know of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
those burned were human beings
Since that August 6(do not blame the day-
nor the victims(civilians),nor the country-
which still glows Fukushima post-Hiroshima
joins Maralinga and Murorua,Siberia and White Sands,Nevada
eternally radioactive.Our food chain.Our water cycle.Closed system.
Even if we stored all waste ,more today,tomorrow.
Iran wants nuclear medicine.Israel nuclear weapons.
Genie is out of the bottle.Who will sing wind,wave,water,solar
renewable /eternal..so no more atoms among humans

need be split A to H?

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