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Friday, 22 September 2017

THE GONZO TRACK OF THE DAY:

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?

IN THE STEPS OF
TONIGHT I DID NOT WATCH "MAGICAL MYSTERY TOUR"
I watched "MEMORIES OF THE MAKING OF MMT"
when the 1967 Beatles were reeling from the death of Brian Epstein
and Paul McCartney created this project to keep the band together
by making a movie that would tour(so they would not have to..
In the same way,the amalgam of Burroughs and Waits
based upon German Expressionism might signify brightness
or missed intentions.Fables with morals are pedantic at best.
If all you read is the headlines,astrology and comics
If you believe what is sold you-worlds of walls and wars
If you internalize what your parents repeated
You may need to scrape this rust and dust away
to find a bright well spring inside you
from which flows the REAL news-
HOW TO DANCE IN A HURRICANE
HOW TO BE YOUR OWN GOVERNMENT
HOW TO CO-CREATE A WORLD OF WEALTH 4 ALL
Then,you may find,you have become your own wisdom
And all your Ancestors will be asking YOU questions...

Meow Meow steals the show from a diverse – or disparate – cast, but the cult fable resonates regardless
theguardian.com


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