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Romulus (1)

I

NASCITVR ROMVLVS in anno of his own making
        self-engendering
            creates his circumstance:

II

“I must be preceded so—
    lore of Aeneas and his line,
lust for what is set apart,
    adumbrations of the divine.
Give me a virgin with suitable pudor.
Give me prophecy and a god in the corner.”

III

It is attested that from the hearth of the king issued an apparition of arms
        and a virile form,
which remained some days in the household.
Honor to the king! He proposed coupling between his daughter
    and the virile form,
be it accomplished
                        FIAT
(unless the daughter refused and they had to bring in a maid)
                        FIAT
    “There shall be no waste of apparitions;
        their lusts and ours must flow in one channel.
Something consummate the virile form—”
                        EXIT MARS

ORBIS TERRARUM FUXOR ROMVLVS

 

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