Francesco Petrarch

(1304-1374)

Francesco Petrarch Poems

1. Petrarch 1/20/2003
2. From 'Visions' 12/17/2014

Petrarch

I


Diana was never more pleasing to her lover,
when, by a stroke of fate, he saw her naked,
shown in the deep pool of icy water,
than I was by the mountain shepherdess,
standing there to wash her delightful veil,
that keeps blonde, lovely hair from the wind’s stress,

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