Roz Kaveney (rozk) wrote,
Roz Kaveney
rozk

CATULLUS 24

Juventius, you're the cutest of the lot,
not just of your relations that exist
but those unborn. A fact you may have missed
about this new guy that you love - he's got

No money, none at all. The thing to do
with someone who's that poor, is give him cash,
rather than think of giving him a screw.
He isn't good enough for you - so rash

of you to think he is - when he is broke,
no money and no servants to his name
You're much too pretty, boy, to waste a poke
on someone shabby, It would be a shame

but you'll ignore me, do what you want, so
I'll mention that he's poor just so you know.
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