Cajun story of the week
Harry Comeaux, him, was married to Agnes Boudreaux. She was very homely
her, but worse den dat, she nag and nag over everyting. One night, Agnes
woke up and Harry was missing from da bed. Agnes got up an pass herself
all over da house but she couldn’t find him.
Den she heard sobbing
coming from da outside porch. She pull da light chain and find Harry
curl up in a ball crying uncontrollably.
“Harry, wat da hell wrong wit you, hanh?” Agnes wanted to know.
sobs Harry answer, “Agnes, you remember 20 years ago wen I got you
pregnant me, and you papa told me, Harry you got two choices, marry
Agnes or go to jail.”
“Yeah, I remember dat me,” Agnes say.
Harry took him a deep breath and say, “Well Agnes, tonight I would have been release and been a free man.”
The Cajun Story Of The Week is published weekly in The Record newspapers and found in the Sherlock Breaux column.