Don Juan Forever -- Canto The First

Don Juan Forever -- Canto The First

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Vladimir Susanu By donjuanforever Updated Oct 14, 2012

This first edition published 2012. 

ISBN: 978-0-9916790-0-3 

Copyright 2012 Susanu. All rights reserved. 

Website: www.donjuanforever.com

CANTO THE FIRST

There is a kind of moment, it is said, 

Both the apotheosis of pure bliss 

And portent of a future bright ahead, 

Which, once it's lived, the one who lived will miss 

It so, he'll chase it down till his deathbed. 

A thing as simply perfect as a kiss 

Can start a search for the eternal truth, 

But only if it's sanctified by youth.

This is a tale of youth that I'd relate, 

With facts of life and little fluff fantastic. 

It's not quite picaresque, not quite sedate, 

Yet may at times come off as too bombastic, 

Which I intend and hope to expiate, 

But know it's very often half-sarcastic! 

If quirks in this pastiche you will allow, 

Dear reader, I'll begin the story now.

On top a busy bridge one morn 'round ten, 

Dressed in a handsome suit with hand-sewn hems, 

Don Juan stood, contemplating how and when 

To leave th...

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