Tony Grist (poliphilo) wrote,
Tony Grist
poliphilo

My Mother

 My mother is in her mid eighties and has the enthusiasms of a child. She's so bright and cheerful. She owns all these race horses and it's like she's an eight year old who's just discovered ponies. I can't imagine being so near the end of my life and still so enthralled by the business of living.

She's beautiful.

 
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