XVI

Pedicabo ego vos et irrumabo,
Aureli pathice et cinaede Furi,
qui me ex versiculis meis putastis,
quod sunt molliculi, parum pudicum.
Nam castum esse decet pium poetam
ipsum, versiculos nihil necesse est;
qui tum denique habent salem ac leporem,
si sunt molliculi ac parum pudici,
et quod pruriat incitare possunt,
non dico pueris, sed his pilosis,
qui duros nequeunt movere lumbos.
Vos, quod milia multa basiorum
legistis, male me marem putatis?
Pedicabo ego vos et irrumabo.

--Gaius Valerius Catullus

My somewhat loose translation is as follows:

Fuck you both and suck my dick
Swishy Aurelius and queeny Furius
For thinking me, because my verses
are rather sissy, not quite decent.
Although the true poet should be pure
himself, his poems don't have to be.
Indeed, they have only flavor and charm
if they are sissy and indecent
and when they can incite arousal,
I don't speak of boys, but big hairy guys
who have difficulty moving their limbs.
You, because you've read of my many thousand kisses
believe that I'm not really manly?
Fuck you both and suck my dick.

Pedicabo ego vos et irrumabo
Aureli pathice et cinaede Furi
Qui me ex versiculis meis putastis
Quod sunt molliculi parum pudicum
Nam castum esse decet pium poetam
Ipsum versiculos nihil necesse est
Qui tum denique habent salem ac leporem
Si sunt molliculi ac parum pudici
Et quod pruriat incitare possunt
Non dico pueris sed his pilosis
qui duros nequeunt movere lumbos
Vos quod mlilia multa basiorum
Legistis male me marem putatis
Pedicabo ego vos et irrumabo

I will assrape you and make you blow me
Aurelius, you catamite, and you pillowbiter Furius,
You who thought that I was too indecent
From my little verses, because they were erotic.
After all, it is suitable that a dutiful poet be chaste
Himself, but not at all necessary that his verses be;
Which only then have wit and charm,
When they are erotic or not decent enough,
And which are able to excite that which pricks up -
I don't mean for boys, but these hairy men
Who can't move their hard cocks.
Do you think, because you read
About many thousands of kisses, that I'm not a good enough male?
I will bugger you and make you suck it.

Catullus
c. 60 BC
As translated by yours truly

What I feel is a more true representation of the words in the Roman slang.

XVI

Pedicabo ego vos et irrumabo,
Aureli pathice et cinaede Furi,
qui me ex versiculis meis putastis,
quod sunt molliculi, parum pudicum.
Nam castum esse decet pium poetam
ipsum, versiculos nihil necesse est;
qui tum denique habent salem ac leporem,
si sunt molliculi ac parum pudici,
et quod pruriat incitare possunt,
non dico pueris, sed his pilosis,
qui duros nequeunt movere lumbos.
Vos, quod milia multa basiorum
legistis, male me marem putatis?
Pedicabo ego vos et irrumabo.

--Gaius Valerius Catullus

I'm going to fuck you in the ass and shove my dick in your mouth,
Aurelius, you bitch1, Furius, you cocksucker,
You who have deduced from my little poems,
Because they're somewhat soft and sensual, that I'm not quite proper,
I'll admit that the godly poet ought to be modest of behavior himself,
but there's no need for his poems to be -
those only have wit and charm,
if they are somewhat soft and sensual and not quite proper,
and have something in them that might arouse an itch,
not in boys, but in those shaggy gray beards,
who can scarcely move their sluggish members.
You two, because of what you read about those
many thousands of kisses, do you think me less a man?
I'm going to fuck you in the ass and shove my dick in your mouth.


1. One who takes it in the butt

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