Posted by: Ron DuBour | January 21, 2019

Pain-Begotten Verities*~by Constancio Sulapas Asumen Jr


 

 

CDLXII ~> Pain-Begotten Verities*

CDLXII ~> Pain-Begotten Verities*
(Opus462 ~> Pain-Begotten Verities)
(1)
Perhaps people with complete set of teeth
Hardly appreciate plaint of the toothless;
Sweet pleasant smiles hide the turmoil beneath
Vague flimsy veil of bald banalities,
Soothing the bruises of human frailties:
The sins of pain-begotten verities
Hidden in vain by plaintive certainties!
(2)
Accepting your pain as par for the course,
Your normal you concede to jeopardize;
Neither you marry so you can divorce,
Nor treat your spouse for tastes of paradise
While on your sins you dwell and rhapsodize:
More pain-begotten verities endure
Your injuries ignore forevermore!
(3)
When pain-begotten verities trespass
Known bounds of common sense, you take the chance
To save the day; hoping the storm might pass
With the fell clutch of hapless circumstance
Remain within your grounds for tolerance:
Never expect that people tell the truth
Where truth is only known to the uncouth!
==<>==<|>==<>==
*Hook image (Castles03H462 jpg), sequestered uncaptioned, from the Pinterest Castles cyber collection reached my email inbox by gratis subscription.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Categories

%d bloggers like this: