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Odi et Amo ~ it Haunts me

Odi et Amo

Odi et amo.
Quare id faciam,
fortasse requiris nescio,
sed fieri sentio
et excrucior

I hate and I love.
Why so, might you ask?
I am not certain,
but I feel that it happens
and it haunts me.

Gaius Valerius Catullus
(ca. 84 BC – ca. 54 BC)


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This entry was posted on December 2, 2011 by in Language & Literature, Poetry and tagged , , .


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