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Monday, 3 July 2017

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 Thom'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?

POETRY POWER
ALL THE NEWS IS BAD.Sad days
Wars and bombs upon innocent civilians
When someone has the power to rise up and speak to it
To define,defy and reach past death,doom,disaster ,destruction
Only when direct  connection occurs/does secondary media awaken
Social media films,edits,broadcasts what they see as vital
Tony Walsh of Manchester caught the zeitgeist
Expressed an Anthem for a City and Its People
that has been taken up ,wrapped in music
and served to a world hungry for direct meaning

EVERY ONE CAN DO THIS!    PRAISE WHAT IS!

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