Nulli se dicit mulier mea nubere malle
quam mihi, non si se Iuppiter ipse petat.
dicit: sed mulier cupido quod dicit amanti,
in uento et rapida scribere oportet aqua.
- Discuss how speech, writing, and love intertwine in this poem. Are any of these meant to last?
- How does line 2 make us rethink line 1?
- What is the effect of Jupiter's appearance in this poem? [Remember that he is married and prone to extra-marital affairs!]