Dante Alighieri

(1265 - 1321 / Florence / Italy)

Dante Alighieri Poems

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