I had to look up that Pierian roses business. I gather that Pieria, in Macedon, was the legendary home of the Muses, and that to "share the Pierian roses" meant to participate in the activities that the Muses inspired, the various arts and learning.

So that first quote is an Ancient Greek sick burn (άρρωστο έγκαυμα), that someone without learning or love for the arts and culture will be a meaningless shade amongst the unhonored forgotten dead.

Damn girl, but that's harsh.

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Thanks for the research. The last bit ends up being about love; both have no application to Trump, clearly. Can hardly wait until he disappears.

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