Dante Alighieri

(1265 - 1321 / Florence / Italy)

Dante Alighieri Poems

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

di Dante Alighieri

Purgatorio: Canto I

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