Sonnet; My Lady By Dante Alighieri

Sonnet; My Lady My lady carries love within her eyes; All that she looks on is made pleasanter; Upon her path men turn to gaze…

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Love And The Gentle Heart By Dante Alighieri

Love And The Gentle Heart Love and the gentle heart are one thing, just as the poet says in his verse, each from the other…

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Sonnet; I Muse Over By Dante Alighieri

Sonnet; I Muse Over At whiles (yea oftentimes) I muse over The quality of anguish that is mine Through Love: then pity makes my voice…

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Inferno Canto02 By Dante Alighieri

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…

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Sonnet All My Thoughts By Dante Alighieri

Sonnet All My Thoughts All my thoughts always speak to me of love, Yet have between themselves such difference That while one bids me bow…

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Inferno Canto03 By Dante Alighieri

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…

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Sonnet Beauty Of Her Face By Dante Alighieri

Sonnet Beauty Of Her Face For certain he hath seen all perfectness Who among other ladies hath seen mine: They that go with her humbly…

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Inferno Canto 01 By Dante Alighieri

Inferno Canto 01 Nel mezzo del cammin di nostra vita mi ritrovai per una selva oscura ché la diritta via era smarrita . When I…

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Sestina By Dante Alighieri

Sestina I have come, alas, to the great circle of shadow, to the short day and to the whitening hills, when the colour is all…

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Death, Always cruel By Dante Alighieri

Death, Always cruel Death, always cruel, Pity’s foe in chief, Mother who brought forth grief, Merciless judgment and without appeal! Since thou alone hast made…

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Sonnet; Love And The Gentle By Dante Alighieri

Sonnet; Love And The Gentle Love and the gentle heart are one same thing, Even as the wise man in his ditty saith. Each, of…

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Inferno (Italian) By Dante Alighieri

Inferno (Italian) LA DIVINA COMMEDIA di Dante Alighieri INFERNO Inferno: Canto I   Nel mezzo del cammin di nostra vita mi ritrovai per una selva…

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Ulysses’ Last Voyage By Dante Alighieri

Ulysses’ Last Voyage I launched her with my small remaining band and, putting out to sea, we set the main on that lone ship and…

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Purgatorio (Italian) By Dante Alighieri

Purgatorio (Italian) LA DIVINA COMMEDIA di Dante Alighieri PURGATORIO Purgatorio: Canto I   Per correr miglior acque alza le vele omai la navicella del mio…

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There Is A Gentle Thought By 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…

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Paradiso Canto Ii By Dante Alighieri

Paradiso Canto Ii Paradiso Canto 2 O Ye, who in some pretty little boat, Eager to listen, have been following Behind my ship, that singing…

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The Thorn Forest By Dante Alighieri

The Thorn Forest Then dark with dripping blood it gave a howl and cried again: ‘Our damaged branches ache! Your pillage maims me! Can’t you…

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Of Beauty And Duty By Dante Alighieri

Of Beauty And Duty TWO ladies to the summit of my mind Have clomb, to hold an argument of love. The one has wisdom with…

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Sonnet; Spirit Of Love By Dante Alighieri

Sonnet; Spirit Of Love I felt a spirit of love begin to stir Within my heart, long time unfelt till then; And saw Love coming…

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Paradiso Canto I By Dante Alighieri

Paradiso Canto I The glory of Him who moveth everything Doth penetrate the universe, and shine In one part more and in another less. Within…

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To Guido Cavalcanti By Dante Alighieri

To Guido Cavalcanti Guido, I wish that Lapo, you, and I could board a vessel, by transporter beam, that sailed by will alone, wherever seemed…

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O Intelligence Moving The Third Heaven By Dante Alighieri

O Intelligence Moving The Third Heaven O Intelligences moving the third heaven, the reasons heed that from my heart come forth, so new, it seems,…

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Purgatorio (Italian) – Dante Alighieri

LA DIVINA COMMEDIA di Dante Alighieri PURGATORIO Purgatorio: Canto I Per correr miglior acque alza le vele omai la navicella del mio ingegno, che lascia…

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Paradiso (Italian) – Dante Alighieri

LA DIVINA COMMEDIA di Dante Alighieri PARADISO Paradiso: Canto I La gloria di colui che tutto move per l’universo penetra, e risplende in una parte…

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Purgatorio (Italian) – Dante Alighieri

LA DIVINA COMMEDIA di Dante Alighieri PURGATORIO Purgatorio: Canto I Per correr miglior acque alza le vele omai la navicella del mio ingegno, che lascia…

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Sestina – Dante Alighieri

I have come, alas, to the great circle of shadow, to the short day and to the whitening hills, when the colour is all lost…

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There is a Gentle Thought – Dante Alighieri

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,…

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The glory of Him who moves all things rays forth (from The Paradiso, Canto I)

The glory of Him who moves all things rays forth through all the universe, and is reflected from each thing in proportion to its worth….

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All Being within this order, by the laws (from The Paradiso, Canto I)

All Being within this order, by the laws of its own nature is impelled to find its proper station round its Primal Cause. Thus every…

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The love of God, unutterable and perfect

The love of God, unutterable and perfect, flows into a pure soul the way that light rushes into a transparent object. The more love that…

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Un dì si venne a me Malinconia – Dante Alighieri

Un dì si venne a me Malinconia – Dante Alighieri Un dì si venne a me Malinconia e disse: “Io voglio un poco stare teco”;…

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De gli occhi de la mia donna si move – Dante Alighieri

De gli occhi de la mia donna si move – Dante Alighieri De gli occhi de la mia donna si move un lume sì gentil…

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Vergine Madre, figlia del tuo Figlio – Dante Alighieri

Vergine Madre, figlia del tuo Figlio – Dante Alighieri Vergine Madre, figlia del tuo Figlio, umile e alta più che creatura, termine fisso d’eterno consiglio,…

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Deh, Violetta, che in ombra d’Amore – Dante Alighieri

Deh, Violetta, che in ombra d’Amore – Dante Alighieri Deh, Violetta, che in ombra d’Amore negli occhi miei sì subito apparisti, aggi pietà del cor…

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Tanto gentile e tanto onesta pare – Dante Alighieri

Tanto gentile e tanto onesta pare – Dante Alighieri Tanto gentile e tanto onesta pare la donna mia quand’ella altrui saluta, ch’ogne lingua deven tremando…

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Amore e ‘l cor gentil sono una cosa – Dante Alighieri

Amore e ‘l cor gentil sono una cosa – Dante Alighieri Amore e ‘l cor gentil sono una cosa, sì come il saggio in suo…

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Com più vi fere amor – Dante Alighieri

Com più vi fere amor – Dante Alighieri Com più vi fere Amor co’ suoi vincastri, più li vi fate in ubidirlo presto, ch’altro consiglio,…

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Amor, che movi tua vertù – Dante Alighieri

Amor, che movi tua vertù – Dante Alighieri Amor, che movi’ tua vertù da cielo come ‘l sol lo splendore, che là s’apprende più lo…

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