73 – Yes, so he says, but then men often lie…

…And loving words they speak ought to be written in rapid winds and water flowing by.* Catullus speaks about women, or one particular woman, rather, but we were in the 21st century last time I checked, and one can surely take the artistic liberty to transpose, especially given the circumstances. Yes I know. Flying to … More 73 – Yes, so he says, but then men often lie…

25 – Poor Catullus, stop being such a miserable fool

Or, paraphrased: kindly get your shit together. It starts when we’re young, really. They tell us all those stories, the fairy tales, where the prince is cursed into being oblivious to true love and the poor princess has to fight the curse and do all sorts of things to prevent the idiot in question from … More 25 – Poor Catullus, stop being such a miserable fool