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Sunday, 19 June 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?"

BODY LANGUAGES
UNDERSTAND CATS WITHOUT WORDS
Same with baby's sounds/elders post-stroke
speech is the least left tool .Other ways
to know and understand-to watch eyes/
listen for sounds (subterranean-but familiar
Most of all-to know another in a pre-verbal
post-verbal way-to reach inside all limits
and learn what they have to say.
There are those whose body limits all they do
from Dr Stephen Hawking to ALS to stroke victims
This is where we expand our listening skills-
to hear from those still here with us

reaching out to keep these human links/alive!

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