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Siena Poems - Poems about Siena

Siena Poems - Examples of all types of poems about siena 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 siena.

St Aldobrandesca Also Known as St Alda
... A Mystic from 13th Century Siena, Italy. She was a popular curiosity in town, because of her many visions, ecstasies, and miracles. Once in a hos......Read More
Categories: siena, appreciation, faith,
Form: Narrative

The Crucifixion of Barna, Part 1 of 2
...(In the late 1300's, veteran painter Barna of Siena was killed when he fell from the scaffolding whilst working on "The Crucifixion", the final panel of his fre......Read More
Categories: siena,
Form: Blank verse
The Adventures of Enea, Part 9 of 13
...Points Above and Below the Line (Enea Canonises Catherine of Siena) It's not a thing we go for any more, that hierarchy malarkey, but in fact the medieval mind set mega store......Read More
Categories: siena,
Form: Quatrain
The Adventures of Enea, Part 7 of 13
...m switching to you, mi amigo!” That’s one of the necessary three! And then speaks Tebaldi of Naples: “I’ll go with Siena as well!” It’s looking decidedly papal, as friends of d’Estouteville can tell! One vote is now all that is ne......Read More
Categories: siena,
Form: Quatrain
The Adventures of Enea, Part 4 of 13
...d a benefice “out there”, beyond Ravenna, but now, in middle age, he’s coming home. The action’s moved to native-town Siena, though interspersed with roistering in Rome. The countryside was never lusher, blander (at centre-right, the......Read More
Categories: siena,
Form: Terza Rima

The Adventures of Enea, Part 1 of 13
...y years of the 16th century, the artist Pinturicchio was employed by Cardinal Piccolomini to decorate the library of Siena Cathedral with fresco scenes from the life of his ancestor, Enea.) The Contract The Cardinal requires Ser B......Read More
Categories: siena,
Form: Quatrain
For the Feast of St Catherine of Siena
...She drank the purifying firewater (purer than the purest alcohol) from the fountain where all can drink to the full. ......Read More
Categories: siena, fire, prayer, religion,
Form: Free verse
The First Snow
...I cross a river of sticks- frozen, the fallen brothers of the War of the Seasons. Snotty dew grasps at siena tips in a crack between the planks of time as the Gods cast white petals down from some isle south of heaven.......Read More
Categories: siena, nature,
Form: Pastoral
At the souk
...nding their way To desert wells Looking for you At the souk My heart flying high With vultures circles the burnt siena sun Sifting with dismal slit eyes Mistral sands Raging way down below Leaping for you At the souk My heart......Read More
Categories: siena, passionheart, heart,
Form: Romanticism