FAKE I.D.

 

 

Aphrodite with fake I.D.

 

parading around Via Appia

answering to Venus

 

the subterfuge complete

passive fools in Pompeii

unaware of impending doom

 

 

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Wow!  I like poems about the

Wow!  I like poems about the ancient world, and you have really provided one here.  In a way, this is a mini-epic, a whole epyllion, in just a few lines.  This is one of the best poems on an ancient setting that I have read.


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I just strolled the Via Appia

I just strolled the Via Appia in 2010--ancient but still there.