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Friday, 22 December 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?

WHERE DO HAIKU HIDE?
Where do haiku live?
In Gardens,among Seasons
In Earth,as in Stone

What do they tell us?
That life is brief and tragic
A comedy script

Who writes our life script?
The Garden that we live in?
Or our own Desire?

Where can we read these?
Wherever you create them-
Your own Life Wisdom!

Haiku Pathway

A serene garden path lined with 36 haiku stamped into clay stones. 

Along this pathway paved with poetry, 36 stones are scattered through the main courtyard of Santa Fe Community College. Each stone is engraved with a haiku, written by students at the school and notable poets from New Mexico.

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