Dante Alighieri

(1265 - 1321 / Florence / Italy)

Dante Alighieri Poems

1. Death, Always cruel 3/28/2016
2. To Guido Cavalcanti 4/8/2010
3. Paradiso: Canto Ii 4/8/2010
4. Paradiso: Canto I 4/8/2010
5. Sonnet: Love And The Gentle 4/8/2010
6. O Intelligence Moving The Third Heaven 4/8/2010
7. The Thorn Forest 4/8/2010
8. Sonnet: My Lady 4/8/2010
9. Inferno Canto02 1/1/2004
10. Sonnet: I Muse Over 4/8/2010
11. Sonnet: All My Thoughts 4/8/2010
12. Purgatorio (Italian) 1/13/2003
13. Of Beauty And Duty 4/8/2010
14. Inferno Canto03 1/1/2004
15. Ulysses' Last Voyage 4/8/2010
16. Sonnet: Spirit Of Love 4/8/2010
17. Inferno (Italian) 1/13/2003
18. Inferno Canto 01 1/1/2004
19. Sestina 1/20/2003
20. La Vita Nuova 4/8/2010
21. Sonnet: Beauty Of Her Face 4/8/2010
22. Love And The Gentle Heart 1/20/2003
23. There Is A Gentle Thought 1/20/2003
Best Poem of Dante Alighieri

There Is A Gentle Thought

There is a gentle thought that often springs
to life in me, because it speaks of you.
Its reasoning about love’s so sweet and true,
the heart is conquered, and accepts these things.
‘Who is this’ the mind enquires of the heart,
‘who comes here to seduce our intellect?
Is his power so great we must reject
every other intellectual art?
The heart replies ‘O, meditative mind
this is love’s messenger and newly sent
to bring me all Love’s words and desires.
His life, and all the strength that he can find,
from her sweet eyes are mercifully lent,
who feels ...

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Inferno Canto02

Lo giorno se n'andava, e l'aere bruno
toglieva li animai che sono in terra
da le fatiche loro; e io sol uno

The day was now departing; the dark air
released the living beings of the earth
from work and weariness; and I myself

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