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Tuesday, 24 November 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?" 


NEVER LOVED BRUSSELS
even when i tried.Cannot see the point
of the "Pissing Boy"or their secret sexual crimes
Even if the UN likes Brussels,i cannot embrace ugliness
Weather is depressed .No spark of brilliance
OF COURSE there will be mutterings of revolt
OF COURSE no art will flow from stagnant souls
OF COURSE everyone is so close /invasions flow
so little Belgium gets swallowed whole
by Germany or France.No soul .Brussels has no soul
Belgium a blob upon Olde Europa.Of course,i was ripped off
by a Belgian taxi driver.Overcharged like some vulture
Left a bad taste in my pocket.Just like "Pissing Boy"in the fog.
Round up those "terrorists "in their darkest  night

In this case,Baudelaire was right!

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