Gaius Valerius Catullus

(84-54 BC / Verona, Gaul)

True Of False - Poem by Gaius Valerius Catullus

NONE could ever say that she,
Lesbia! was so loved by me.
Never all the world around
Faith so true as mind was found.
If no longer it endures
(Would it did!) the fault is yours.
I can never think again
Well of you: I try in vain.
But . . . be false . . . do what you will-
Lesbia! I must love you still.

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  • Fabrizio Frosini (11/27/2015 6:03:00 PM)

    « Vivamus, mea Lesbia, atque amemus »

    (Gaius Valerius Catullus, Carmen V)
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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, April 3, 2012

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