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Sulpicia

  • At last love has come. I would be more ashamed / to hide it in cloth than leave it naked.

    • Sulpicia,
    • 1st cent. BCE, in Aliki Barnstone and Willis Barnstone, eds., A Book of Women Poets From Antiquity to Now ()
  • Friends worry about me and are upset that somehow / I might tumble into bed with a nobody.

    • Sulpicia,
    • 1st cent. BCE, in Aliki Barnstone and Willis Barnstone, eds., A Book of Women Poets From Antiquity to Now ()
  • Why should I / elude death / if when I am sick, your heart / is calm?

    • Sulpicia,
    • 1st cent. BCE, in Aliki Barnstone and Willis Barnstone, eds., A Book of Women Poets From Antiquity to Now ()

Sulpicia, Roman poet

(1st cent. BCE)