Saturday, May 31, 2008
Thursday, May 29, 2008
Wednesday, May 28, 2008
Tuesday, May 27, 2008
absente solus te cupidus tui
praesentis oris candidique
corporis et nitidi capilli.
Sunday, May 25, 2008
doctus meatus; sunt mihi savia
sublimiora atque apta carmini
ad celebrem et data signa mensam.
Alcaics - Rough Draft.
Friday, May 23, 2008
(docta et ipsa) amplo ingenio laborem et
mox super salsum pelagus volabis
You shall explain, pretty girl, before learned men
(you yourself are learned) your work of ample talent
and then, free,
you'll fly over the salty main
Thursday, May 22, 2008
versantem cantare meis in urbe
ventosa Musis Capreisve pulchris
apricantem te libeat, profectamve
Indicum ad aestum.
Let this please you that, with my Muse,
I sing of you staying
In the windy city, or sunning
Yourself in beautiful
On your way to the heat of
Wednesday, May 21, 2008
vidi ego pulchrum
ut movet plectrum citharam sonantem
Germanis dum ardore puella miro
saltat in aulis.
I had a beautiful dream during peaceful night
how a poet moved his pick, causing his lyre to resound
while with marvels passion the girl dances
in German courts.