Dante Alighieri

(1265 - 1321 / Florence / Italy)

Dante Alighieri Poems

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

Per me si va ne la città dolente,
per me si va ne l'etterno dolore,
per me si va tra la perduta gente .

THROUGH ME THE WAY INTO THE SUFFERING CITY,
THROUGH ME THE WAY TO THE ETERNAL PAIN,
THROUGH ME THE WAY THAT RUNS AMONG THE LOST.


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