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Wednesday, 18 April 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?

FIRST A SPARROW
LEAPS INTO THE BRANCH
of that wind-swaying tree outside my window
Next,a dove,singular and singing
investigates reflections in green windows
The trees are in their best uniform
Spring green and glistening with night-dew
Morning will take and shake their leaves
Little limbs will crack and fall
There are nests high up away from predators
Forest city that we live within

Independent Republic of the Birds &Trees of South Austin!

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