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Dante Poems - Poems about Dante

Dante Poems - Examples of all types of poems about dante to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous examples for dante.
Premium Member Infernal News
... Here’s a flash of infernal news that will no condemned soul amuse. Tortures long in practice but antiquated have now all been newly updated. The mastermind and torturer? Who else but the m......Read More
Categories: dante, dark, humor,
Form: Light Verse

Premium Member prayers unanswered
...I prayed for you why quite a hopeless canto indeed the angels turned their backs sighing refrain from singing lovely hymns the cherubim clinging with desperation while the holy spirit actua......Read More
Categories: dante, beautiful, betrayal, god, mythology,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member Dante would approve
... The most suitable punishment with a Dantean twist for any scatologist – if you think about it is having him eat his own s---!......Read More
Categories: dante, humor,
Form: Light Verse
rock of damnation
...from his rock he sends out a deadly summons that calls the demons up to hell that calls the devils home a call for the barbarians to a......Read More
Categories: dante, dark, prison,
Form: Free verse
Within my quasi moat toad lily padded immediate environs
...Within my quasi moat toad lily padded immediate environs Meaning the corporeal complex edifice housing these lovely bones, where linkedin logorrhea ably strives to break out in meaningless s......Read More
Categories: dante, adventure, age, allusion, analogy,
Form: Rhyme

When I in silent moments ponder life
...When I in silent moments ponder life And think of all the suffering I see, I can’t but weep because of all the strife, And wish for how this thing and that should be. But in so wishing all the mo......Read More
Categories: dante, allusion, inspiration, sad,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member belles lettres
... “belles lettres” It’s a slow drifting off, that moment before you dive into the dark you surface to find a boat surrounded by shining pearls, Styx, a ......Read More
Categories: dante, dark, muse, mystery,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member New to Hell
...A secular soldier's demise came from friendly fire. Soon demons dragged him into another friendly fire. A succubus said,” Please dream of freedom and sex, But there is no option to leave the Hell ......Read More
Categories: dante, care, death, dream, fire,
Form: Rhyme
Ghostly spirits from deadly arsenal spell haunting annihilation
...Ghostly spirits from deadly arsenal spell haunting annihilation With mighty mouse and Hercules height tried to retrieve sanity spread loose; a faded unpleasant memory - even enlisting decades ......Read More
Categories: dante, absence, adventure, angst, anxiety,
Form: Rhyme
AWAITING INSPIRATION Written for my brother and sister poets
...*** Awaiting Inspiration *** (written for my brother and sister poets) Reaching for dreams in the black of my closed eyes, but sleepless, I go on in music, out past radiant lights — Bright and......Read More
Categories: dante, character, christian, god, humanity,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member CLERIHEW rossetti
...Rosetti forename Dante Gabriel knew the tenets of PRB so well His interest though was short-lived love of his models never did ......Read More
Categories: dante, art, people,
Form: Clerihew
Premium Member A New Brief Discourse On An Old Topic
...There is no sin but ignorance. (Christopher Marlowe) Sin is the failure of an imperfectly made being to keep a perfect law. (Matthew Pearl-"The Dante Club") ASSUMPTION: Sin does not exist Unt......Read More
Categories: dante, perspective, philosophy, sin,
Form: Free verse
It's a Pain
... A poet must have a wound somewhere, a little pocket in which a hurt is kept. Emily had her fears, Eliot had his guilt, for Dante it was his love for Beatrice and Sylvia had Ted. It's all a......Read More
Categories: dante, pain, poets,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member SILENT STAR
..."SILENT STAR" Just look up watch the magic ......Read More
Categories: dante, allusion, blessing, death, dream,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member CLERIHEW rossetti d g
...Rossetti Dante Gabriel as both painter/poet rings a bell But upon him morbity did sit witness his 'Orchard Pit'......Read More
Categories: dante, art, people, poetry,
Form: Clerihew

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