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Giacomo Leopardi Poems

A collection of select Giacomo Leopardi famous poems that were written by Giacomo Leopardi or written about the poet by other famous poets. PoetrySoup is a comprehensive educational resource of the greatest poems and poets on history.

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by Leopardi, Giacomo
 Now will you rest forever,
My tired heart. Dead is the last
That I thought eternal. Dead. Well I
In us the sweet illusions,
Nothing but ash, desire burned out.
Rest forever. You have
Trembled...Read More

by Leopardi, Giacomo
 Oh gracious moon, now as the year turns,
I remember how, heavy with sorrow,
I climbed this hill to gaze on you,
And then as now you hung above those trees
Illuminating all....Read More

by Leopardi, Giacomo
 These solitary hills have always been dear to me.
Seated here, this sweet hedge, which blocks the distant horizon opening inner silences and interminable distances. 
I plunge in thought to...Read More