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?"
ON THE SHOULDERS OF RETIREES
"Once you retire,that is when your true life work starts!"
Engineer,retired three times,spends his life voluntarily
serving his chosen Salado community.Every body benefits.
She taught for years,now embraces performance poetry
A troupe of three of "elders"-bold,brave,recolute
shock those ageist youth into active listening.
Sghe delivers Meals on Wheels for the elderly
More volunteer in many capacities-in libraries,schools-
wherever there is need-these retirees pick up the slack.
Time is precious.Energy scare.Yet each one devotes their attention as a resource
Golden their experience.Wise their years of learning.They show the young by example-
how to add to this bruised batterd and careless world.You can start BEFORE you retire-
but the real work starts once you leave one work-for your REAL life work.
Save us from ourselves,o retired heroes and heroines.Your devotion is encouraging!