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Tuesday, 19 January 2016

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?" 

40,000 BOOKS LATER
READERS ARE WRITERS
relaxing into creation
They come to the New knowing
old texts are foundations,too
and all that is blue has other colors
To absorb all pasts allows a spark
that builds another layer of Troy
When they excavate,past layers of hate
the love of building returns.Hence Reconstruction,
Rehabilitation,Renovation and Resolve.Nothing New here-
just a new version of the very Olde.There is always more to know
The door is open,as are all the windows.They are page wings of flying Imaginations
Open your New book-and fly(inside..
d a link.
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For a man who left Bromley Technical High School with just one 'O' level (in art), David Bowie ended up a remarkably well-read man. Bowie, who died aged 69 on January 10 2016, said that "when I'm relaxed what I do is read" and described a…
telegraph.co.uk

 

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