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Tuesday, 3 May 2016

THOM THE WORLD POET: The Daily Poem

Rob Ayling, yer Gonzo Grande Fromage, 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 within 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?"

IF WE ARE WATER
SOMETIMES WE SINK
Specific as gravity/density
Oil/tears/weep!Statues cry
when they imitate Jesus.
Tea Towels with apparitions
Fevered hallucinations
Every body carries viruses
stronger than Zika/Ebola
When you fall/fail/decay
We continue on.This is THE WAY
To fall is to sink beneath the level of your wings

Open your mouth.Re-learn to SING!

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