Poetry Blog by Mr LEON STOLGARD

My go-for-it(!) Grandmother

Always adventurous

avidly searching the new

spiritually, humanely concerned

with the luminous instances of reality


how consistent 

her determinations about worthy tasks

and her energised openness to nature

and life


remembering our shared past

with her love, wit and bouts of exasperation

she wonderfully put us through


but above all

how she taught u...

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Demand and delivered!

Arriving, palette's stacked high

with our Amazon wants

our mostly unnecessary necessaries

in juggernauts to the greeding places

where appetites for more and more have lost control


Once weaned on its addiction

the drug of materialism

becomes the enemy within those

who fear being without.


Boy! have the Jones family got a lot to answer for!        

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