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Friday, 29 July 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?"

KISSING AUGUST
ON THE LIPS OF AUGUST
and we still seek peace-
Hiroshima,Nagasaki,haiku,paper cranes
Paper lanterns with candles floating
Prayers,meditations,affirmations
Temples ,churches,monasteries invaded
by drones and boys with blades

 Soldiers with guns and hate 
Stamp out beliefs alien-like peace
and prayer and meditation.Where
you put your body  as belief
has soon to be in the dog days of August. 
We are on the end of July
perched on the very edge of August
and we still sing peace.


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