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Author: MONTALE, EUGENIO
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Montale, Eugenio    Poet's Biography
50 poems available by this author


AGAIN AND AGAIN I HAVE SEEN LIFE'S EVIL    Poem Text    
Subject(s): Evil


ALL SOULS' DAY    Poem Text    
First Line: Gina has lighted a large candle for her dead
Subject(s): All Souls' Day


ANCIENT ONE    Poem Text    
First Line: Ancient one, I am drunken with the voice


ARSENIO    Poem Text    
First Line: Whirlwinds raise dust


AT THE THRESHOLD    Poem Text    
First Line: Be pleased if the wind that enters the orchard
Subject(s): Conduct Of Life


BAGNI DI LUCCA    Poem Text    
First Line: Between the thud of chestnuts


DAY AND NIGHT    Poem Text    
First Line: Even a flying feather can sketch


DORA MARKUS    Poem Text    
First Line: It was where the wooden bridge


EX ABRUPTO    Poem Text    
First Line: A space of years divides us
Subject(s): Time


GLORY OF EXPANDED MOON    Poem Text    
Subject(s): Time


HITLER SPRING    Poem Text    
First Line: The white cloud of maddened moths swirls
Subject(s): World War Ii; Second World War


HOUSE BY THE SEA    Poem Text    
First Line: The journey ends here
Subject(s): Travel


IN THE GREENHOUSE    Poem Text    
First Line: The lemon bushes overflowed
Subject(s): Plants


JANUARY 20 OR AGE 30    Poem Text    
First Line: Your age frightens me
Subject(s): Youth; Transience; Impermanence


LA FARADOLA DEI FANCIULLI    Poem Text    
First Line: How far back the ancient past seems now
Last Line: Was being sunlight, flower, heat-shimmer
Subject(s): Past


LATE IN THE NIGHT    Poem Text    
First Line: One can't converse with shades
Subject(s): Night; Bedtime


LITTLE TESTAMENT    Poem Text    
First Line: This, that glimmers at night


MEDITERRANEAN    Poem Text    
First Line: A whirlwind's vortex
Subject(s): Sea; Ocean


MOTETS: 1    Poem Text    
First Line: You know this: I must lose you again and cannot


MOTETS: 10    Poem Text    
First Line: Why wait? The squirrel in the pine tree


MOTETS: 11    Poem Text    
First Line: The soul that releases
Subject(s): Relationships


MOTETS: 12    Poem Text    
First Line: I free your brow of the icicles
Subject(s): Gondolas & Gondoliers


MOTETS: 13    Poem Text    
First Line: The gondola that glides in a flash


MOTETS: 14    Poem Text    
First Line: Is it pelting salt or hail? Laying waste
Subject(s): Love


MOTETS: 15    Poem Text    
First Line: At dawn, when


MOTETS: 16    Poem Text    
First Line: The flower that repeats
Subject(s): Flowers


MOTETS: 17    Poem Text    
First Line: The frog, first to try its chord again
Subject(s): Frogs


MOTETS: 18    Poem Text    
First Line: Do not cut away, scissors, that face
Subject(s): Cold


MOTETS: 19    Poem Text    
First Line: The reed that sheds its


MOTETS: 2    Poem Text    
First Line: Many years, and one harder above a foreign


MOTETS: 20    Poem Text    
First Line: . . . So be it. The sound of a cornet
Subject(s): Transience; Impermanence


MOTETS: 3    Poem Text    
First Line: Frost on the windows. Always
Subject(s): Exile


MOTETS: 4    Poem Text    
First Line: Far away, yet I was with you when your father
Subject(s): Absence; Fathers; Death; Separation; Isolation; Dead, The


MOTETS: 5    Poem Text    
First Line: Goodbyes, whistles in the dark, nods, winks, coughs
Subject(s): Farewell; Parting


MOTETS: 6    Poem Text    
First Line: I had lost hope almost
Subject(s): Absence; Separation; Isolation


MOTETS: 7    Poem Text    
First Line: The black and white ups and downs of the
Subject(s): Grief; Absence; Sorrow; Sadness; Separation; Isolation


MOTETS: 8    Poem Text    
First Line: Here is the sign; it shivers


MOTETS: 9    Poem Text    
First Line: The green lizard, if it darts


PERSONAE SEPARATE    Poem Text    
First Line: Like the golden scale that emerges
Last Line: Break, it's already almost night
Subject(s): World War I; First World War


THE DEAD    Poem Text    
First Line: The sea that breaks on the opposite shore
Subject(s): Death; Sea; Dead, The; Ocean


THE EARRINGS    Poem Text    
First Line: The lampblack of the mirror holds
Subject(s): Earrings


THE EEL    Poem Text    
First Line: The eel, the siren
Subject(s): Eels


THE LEMON TREES    Poem Text    
First Line: Listen; the poets laureate
Subject(s): Lemons; Lemon Trees


THE SHADOW OF THE MAGNOLIA    Poem Text    
First Line: The shadow of the japanese magnolia
Subject(s): Scottish Translations


THE STORM    Poem Text    
First Line: The storm that trickles its long march
Subject(s): World War I; First World War


THE SUNFLOWER    Poem Text    
First Line: Bring me the sunflower to plant in my garden here
Subject(s): Sunflowers


THE WALL    Poem Text    
First Line: To lie in shadow on the lawn
Subject(s): Labor & Laborers; Work; Workers


TO SPEND THE AFTERNOON    Poem Text    
First Line: To spend the afternoon, absorbed and pale
Subject(s): Gardens & Gardening


UNDER THE RAIN    Poem Text    
First Line: A murmur; and your house is blurred


VENETIAN PROSE    Poem Text    
First Line: Only following orders
Subject(s): Miller, Arthur (1915-2005)