Footnote: Your Roommate's Words On Saturday, January 14, 1978

".  . .cum Iuno, aeternum servans

sub pectore volnus . . ."

---Vergil, The Aeneid, I:36

 

 

Finding me, alone,

in the library basement

(Vergil's shelves), she said

"The woman your tears fall for,

"Is not the woman we know."

 

Kyakuchuu

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Magnificent!!

Stephen

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Thank you.  This actually did

Thank you.  This actually did happen, on that date and in that place, and I was reading Vergil at the time.  Her words, though, were said with some real tears, tears she had for my tears.  It was a mess; it destroyed several friendships; and because of the small campus, everyone knew about it.


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