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Most of this blog is related in some way to the music, books and films produced by Gonzo Multimedia, but the editor has a grasshopper mind and so also writes about all sorts of cultural issues which interest him, and which he hopes will interest you as well.
Sunday, 19 March 2017
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?"
AS IF BIRTH BLOOD NEW
All young and ancient @once
All creases and umbilical cord
As if this never happened before
As if peace finally displaced war
As if civilians were the true core culture
As if conundrums could drum therapy circles
As if paradoxes could kiss kites and fly stringless skies
As if patient patients explain their lifestyles to doctors
As if doctors listened and nurses saved their reputations
As id love were the only universal healing
As if every cliches was real(we need new cliches..
As if embrace ,empathize,energize were Tsunami tides
As if we are already here(which is also THERE)
As if roleplay allowed us the freedom to...
Posted by Jon Downes at 17:54