Rob Ayling 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 Tom's poetry tapes and guest appearances with Daevid Allen, Gilli Smyth 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 with in 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? why not indeed!!" (The wondrous poetpic is by Jack McCabe, who I hope forgives me for scribbling all over it with Photoshop)
JUDGE AND BE JUDGED
Blue Bell is no Blue Bunny
"Guided"democracy is no democracy
You can buy citizenship-so the problem is poverty
Wars positively produce casualties&refugees
There IS an energy crisis-hence energy bars!
Cypriot diet=neither Greek nor Turkish!
Global warming!GREAT for mineral explorations!
Art contradicts dictatorships-until it is suborned or repressed
The WAY you say things changes EVERYTHING
Russia wants a NEW Wikipedia.China censors history.
You dare not mention YELLOW UMBRELLAS.
Freedom of speech demands no limitations
You determine what is meant by "nuance"