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Monday, 17 June 2019

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?"REMEMBERING 

IRON 2 ALUMINUM
RUSTED RELATIVES
Station Masters of Catholic families
Herded into Churches.Manual labor.
Digging Seamus Heaney.Railways.
Station(of the Cross)still need Masters
Rails are rusted through floods /Emotions
Funerals.Flowers.Flourishing speeches.
Each Age forgets its Pasts.Aluminum forgets Iron.
Magnets.Poles apart.Reverse thrust.If we remembered-
would we bring it back?Steam Trains now Tourist Sundays.
Railways =Museums.Smoke is from Forests.Burning.
Diesel.Electric.High Speed.Transit Centers
Slow is lost to Fast.Iron Pyrites.Dust.

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