Posted by: Ron DuBour | July 30, 2019

Evangeline*~by Constancio Sulapas Asumen Jr


 

 

CCXL ~> Evangeline*

CCXL ~> Evangeline*
(1)
Evangeline, gem queen of poetry,
Your literature of Acadian fame,
Remains a pendant in my memory;
That keeps your beauty and your name
Burning in their never quenching flame:
Evangeline, waiver our dreams fulfill
Neither by passion nor failure of will!
(2)
Never we dwell in dormant history
Except in trespass, our pizazz to ease;
We trundle through the edge of misery
Tempting disgrace, our caprices to tease
Purchase the soul’s perdition with distress:
Evangeline, such goblins of my mind,
Implore your coquettish, much grace to find!
(3)
Dance check-to-check, the envy of our peers,
Pair, living chronicle of adventure;
In trysts we share the jitters and the fears
The stealth moments of our youthful measure;
Evangeline, forever you endure:
With vintage recollections make amends,
Cherish the beginnings, disclaim the ends!
(4)
In mild dose, dubious excuse to guide,
Resent the murmurs of ill-hidden sins;
Hasten invent much tighter clause to hide,
And ease the tremors of forgotten pains
Feign mea culpa, one option remains:
Evangeline, the temptress of my dreams,
Grant me your bond of effervescent schemes!
==|==
*Allusions both to “Evangeline: A Tale of Acadie” of H.W. Longfellow and my high school flame, Evangeline Rosil. Hook image (NymphsP15.jpg) sequestered, uncaptioned from the Pinterest Nymphs cyber collection reached my inbox by promotional subscription.

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