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Author: Cavalcanti,
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Guido Cavalcanti    Poet's Biography
10 poems available by this author


BALLATA: 5    Poem Text    
First Line: Light do I see within my lady's eyes
Last Line: "then shalt thou see her virtue risen in heaven."
Subject(s): Italian Renaissance


BALLATA: 7. HE REVEALS HIS INCREASING LOVE FOR MANDETTA    Poem Text    
First Line: Being in thought of love, I chanced to see
Last Line: My heart is dead in me.'
Subject(s): Love


BALLATA: IN EXILE AT SARZANA    Poem Text    
First Line: Because I think not ever to return
Last Line: Still in her purity.
Subject(s): Absence; Separation; Isolation


HE COMPARES ALL THINGS WITH HIS LADY, AND FINDS THEM WANTING    Poem Text    
First Line: Beauty in woman; the high will's decree
Last Line: All good to kindred natures cleaveth soon.


I FOUND A SHEPHERDESS IN FOREST GLADE       


O TENDER NEWBORN ROSE       


SONNET (A RAPTURE CONCERNING HIS LADY)    Poem Text    
First Line: Who is she coming, whom all gaze upon
Last Line: That we should ever know her perfectly.
Variant Title(s): Sonnet. A Rapture Concerning His Lady


SONNET: OF AN ILL-FAVORED LADY    Poem Text    
First Line: Just look, manetto, at that wry-mouth'd minx
Last Line: Either thou'dst die, or thou must run away.


SONNET: TO DANTE    Poem Text    
First Line: Returning from its daily quest, my spirit
Last Line: And leave to thee thy true integrity.
Subject(s): Dante Alighieri (1265-1321)


SONNET: TO HIS LADY JOAN, OF FLORENCE    Poem Text    
First Line: Flowers hast thou in thyself, and foliage
Last Line: Because among them all thou art the best