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Wednesday, 21 March 2018

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?

WHEN WAL-MART CLOSED DOWN IN LAMESA
]75 PEOPLE LOST THEIR ONLY JOBS
The town lost a major resource
Like when their Drive-in finally closed
Icons are important(as are jobs)
Malls are slashing/stores are closing
TOYS R US in debt for too long
Bankruptcy is their Future Song
And Retail Therapy is up against AMAZON
Beware The Drones!Beware the PRIME!
People need to work to live
Wage justice  is what we need to give. link.
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The spillover from retailer debt will flow far and wide across the economy.

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