"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?
THEY HOLD WOOD IN THEIR HANDS
IT IS THE HANDLE OF THEIR SHOVELS
They will seed the soil ,and plant
trees that will bloom and blossom in time
Beyond their little lives,of three score years or more
future harvests of bright beauty will rise
like the bodies of those killed in wars.
Resurrection and reincarnation happen for arboreal realities
Welcome to the New World-of Emergent Trees!
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