Catullus, "Wind-" and "Water-writing" Motif
My woman says she wants no other lover
Than me, not even Jupiter himself.
She says so. What a woman says to an eager sweetheart
write on the wind, write on the rushing waves.
Trans. Gilbert Highet
To see other translators' attempts to capture Catullus' Latin in English, or to see translations (and the Latin originals) of Catullus' epithalamia, see the Project Perseus web site at Tufts University.