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Petrarch    Poet's Biography
Alternate Author Name(s): Petrarca, Francesco
48 poems available by this author


A SONNET ON THE DEATH OF LAURA    Poem Text    
First Line: I fill with sighs the air whene'er I stand
Last Line: But of my grief for laura's death can tell.
Subject(s): Death; Grief; Dead, The; Sorrow; Sadness


A SONNET ON THE DEATH OF LAURA (2)    Poem Text    
First Line: Oh death! How has thy utmost malice sped!
Last Line: As here thy beauty triumph'd over me.
Subject(s): Death; Grief; Dead, The; Sorrow; Sadness


CLEAR, COOL STREAMS THAT SOFTLY FLOW    Poem Text    
Last Line: Boldly thou could'st aspire!
Subject(s): Love - Loss Of


ELEGIAC SONNET: 13    Poem Text    
First Line: Oh! Place me where the burning noon
Last Line: That faithful heart still burns for thee!


ELEGIAC SONNET: 14    Poem Text    
First Line: Loose to the wind her golden tresses stream'd
Last Line: The shaft extracted does not cure the wound!


ELEGIAC SONNET: 15    Poem Text    
First Line: Where the green leaves exclude the summer beam
Last Line: "but raise thine eyes to heaven -- and think I wait thee there."


ELEGIAC SONNET: 16    Poem Text    
First Line: Ye vales and woods! Fair scenes of happier hours
Last Line: But the pale ashes which her urn contains.


FROM THOUGHT TO THOUGHT, FROM HILL TO HILL    Poem Text    
Last Line: Tis my spirit dwells in thee
Subject(s): Love - Loss Of


HE UNDERSTANDS THE GREAT CRUELTY OF DEATH    Poem Text    
First Line: My flowery and green age was passing away, and I feeling a chill in the fires
Last Line: Pike in his hand.
Variant Title(s): Sonnets To Laura In Death: 47
Subject(s): Death; Dead, The


I CANNOT BE AT PEACE YET NEED NOT FIGHT    Poem Text    
Last Line: Through thee, madonna, I endure this strife!
Subject(s): Perseverance


I DO REPENT ME OF DEPARTED DAYS    Poem Text    
Last Line: My hopes that in no other temple dwell
Subject(s): Conduct Of Life; Repentance


IF TO THE SIGHING BREEZE OF SUMMER-HOURS    Poem Text    
Last Line: Whose eyes but open'd, when they seemed to lose
Subject(s): Grief


IN SPAIN    Poem Text    
First Line: So feeble is the thread that doth the burden stay
Last Line: If that for weight the body fail, this soul shall to her flee.
Variant Title(s): Egerton Manuscript: 98;canzone: 3
Subject(s): Longing; Spain


IN WHAT CELESTIAL SPHERE, BY WHOM INSPIRED    Poem Text    
Last Line: The gende music of her speech and mirth
Variant Title(s): Wyatt's Complaint Upon Love To Reason, Wth Love's Answe
Subject(s): Beauty


MINE OLD DEAR ENEMY, MY FROWARD MASTER    Poem Text    
Last Line: But longer time doth ask resolution
Subject(s): Love Complaints


MY THOUGHTS GO FORTH TO THE ABIDING PLACE    Poem Text    
Last Line: I did believe I was in paradise
Subject(s): Love - Loss Of


NOW SILENCE REIGNETH OVER EARTH AND SKY    Poem Text    
Last Line: So far away doth my salvation lie!
Subject(s): Grief; Love Loss Of


O EYES OF MINE, OUR SUN IS OVERCAST    Poem Text    
Last Line: And giveth after sorrowing his mirth
Subject(s): Love Complaints


O FORTUNATE FIELDS THROUGH WHICH MADONNA GOES    Poem Text    
Last Line: That is not kindled with my passionate pains
Subject(s): Beauty


O VALLEY, FILLED WITH MY DESPAIRFUL WORDS    Poem Text    
Last Line: Whilst upon earth her lovely body lies
Subject(s): Grief


ON HIS MISTRESS'S DEATH    Poem Text    
First Line: Love the ripe harvest of my toils
Last Line: She lives in me, in her I died.
Subject(s): Death; Dead, The


RIME 269    Poem Text    
First Line: The pillar perished is whereto I leant
Last Line: Till dreadful death do ease my doleful state?
Variant Title(s): Sonnet;sonnet: 29
Subject(s): Cromwell, Thomas (1485-1540)


RIME 49    Poem Text    
First Line: Bicause I have the still kept fro lyes and blame
Last Line: And onely my loke declareth my hert.
Variant Title(s): Egerton Manuscript: 25;sonnet: 16
Subject(s): Hearts; Lies; Tears


RIME 57    Poem Text    
First Line: Ever mine hap is slack and slow in comming
Last Line: That all my trust and travail is but waste.
Variant Title(s): Egerton Manuscript: 30;sonnet: 21


SONNET    Poem Text    
First Line: As I approach the last of all my days
Last Line: "and sigh for that which matters not at all."
Subject(s): Aging


SONNET: 12    Poem Text    
First Line: Now while the wind and earth and heavens rest
Last Line: And peace of heart and mind escapes me still.
Subject(s): Italian Renaissance


SONNETS TO LAURA IN DEATH: 32    Poem Text    
First Line: What a grudge I am bearing the earth
Last Line: Standing in her two eyes, and will not call me with a word.
Variant Title(s): He Is Jealous Of The Heavens And The Earth
Subject(s): Jealousy


SONNETS TO LAURA IN DEATH: GOING TO VISIT, REMEMBERS SHE IS DEAD    Poem Text    
First Line: Oh eyes! Our sun's extinct, and at an end
Last Line: And, when life's done, crowns with eternal joy.
Subject(s): Death; Dead, The


SONNETS TO LAURA IN DEATH: HE LAMENTS FOR HER DEATH    Poem Text    
First Line: This nightingale that does so much complain
Last Line: Nothing that pleases here, can long endure.
Subject(s): Death; Dead, The


SONNETS TO LAURA IN DEATH: PETRARCH ON LAURA'S DEATH    Poem Text    
First Line: Hold, treacherous thoughts, that dare my rule despise
Last Line: Thou art the cause of my unhappiness.
Subject(s): Death; Dead, The


SONNETS TO LAURA IN LIFE: 104    Poem Text    
First Line: I find no peace and bear no arms for war
Last Line: My lady, thus I am because of you.
Variant Title(s): "description Of The Contrarious Passions In A Lover;love's Inconsistency;rime 134;sonnet: 17;""i Find No Peace, And All My War Is Done"";


SONNETS TO LAURA IN LIFE: 109    Poem Text    
First Line: The long love that in my thought doth harbor
Last Line: For good is the life ending faithfully.
Variant Title(s): "complaint Of A Lover Rebuked;rime 140;love The Tyrant;""love That Liveth And Reigneth In My Thought"";
Subject(s): Love


SONNETS TO LAURA IN LIFE: 109    Poem Text    
First Line: The long love that in my thought doth harbor
Last Line: For good is the life ending faithfully.
Variant Title(s): "complaint Of A Lover Rebuked;rime 140;love The Tyrant;""love That Liveth And Reigneth In My Thought"";
Subject(s): Love


SONNETS TO LAURA IN LIFE: 11    Poem Text    
First Line: If it be destined that my life, from thine
Last Line: The boon of one too-late relenting sigh.


SONNETS TO LAURA IN LIFE: 113    Poem Text    
First Line: Set me whereas the sun doth parch the green
Last Line: Comfort myself when that my hap be naught.
Variant Title(s): Vow To Love Faithfully, Howsoever He Be Rewarded;love's Fidelity


SONNETS TO LAURA IN LIFE: 131    Poem Text    
First Line: Alas, so all things now do hold their peace
Last Line: To live and lack the thing should rid my pain.
Variant Title(s): "a Complaint By Night Of The Lover Not Beloved;night;a Night Piece;""alas, So All Thinges Nowe Doe Holde Their Peace"";
Subject(s): Grief; Love - Unrequited; Sorrow; Sadness


SONNETS TO LAURA IN LIFE: 156    Poem Text    
First Line: My galley charged with forgetfulness
Last Line: And I remain despairing of the port.
Variant Title(s): "sonnet: 19;the Lover Compareth His State To A Ship In Perilous Storm;the Lover Like To A Ship Tossed On The Sea;sonnet;sonnet: 189;rime 189;""my Galy Charged With Forgetfulnes"";
Subject(s): Grief; Love - Complaints; Sea; Ships & Shipping; Storms; Sorrow; Sadness; Ocean


SONNETS TO LAURA IN LIFE: 188    Poem Text    
First Line: If amorous faith, a heart of guileless ways
Last Line: Yours, lady, is the fault and mine the loss.
Variant Title(s): Signs Of Love


SONNETS TO LAURA IN LIFE: WHEN HE FELL IN LOVE WITH LAURA    Poem Text    
First Line: Will spurs me on, love wounds me with his dart
Last Line: And tied me so, I ne'er shall freedom get.
Subject(s): Love


SONNETS TO LAURA: SHOWING HOW LONG HE HAD LOV'D LAURA    Poem Text    
First Line: Pleasure in thought, in weeping ease I find
Last Line: Under such hard stars first I drew my breath.
Subject(s): Love


THAT LOVELY PALLOR WHICH SOFT SMILES HAVE STRIVEN    Poem Text    
Last Line: Why doth my faithful friend go forth from me?
Subject(s): Togetherness; Heaven


THE RESOLUTION; A SONNET    Poem Text    
First Line: Oh time! Oh rolling heavens, that fly so fast
Last Line: Virtue's no chance, but is acquir'd by skill.


THE TRIUMPH OF DEATH: CHAPTER 1    Poem Text    
First Line: That gallant ladie, gloriouslie bright
Last Line: Death faire did seeme to be in hir faire face.


THE TRIUMPH OF DEATH: CHAPTER 2    Poem Text    
First Line: That night, which did the dreadfull happ ensue
Last Line: Thou without me long time on earth shalt staie.


THE TRIUMPH OF DEATH: THE TRIUMPHS OF LOVE, CHASTITY, DEATH. ARGUMENT    Poem Text    
First Line: The glorious maid, whose soule to heaven is gone
Last Line: Death seem'd in her exceeding faire to be.
Subject(s): Death; Life; Religion; Soul; Dead, The; Theology


THE TRIUMPH OF DEATH: THE TRIUMPHS OF LOVE, CHASTITY, DEATH. TO READER    Poem Text    
First Line: Reader, I have oft been told, / verses that speak not love are cold
Last Line: Who had enough to serve all three.


THE VISIONS OF PETRARCH [FORMERLY TRANSLATED]    Poem Text    
First Line: Being one day at my window all alone
Last Line: Yet thinke, that death shall spoyle your goodly features.


THOU THAT WOULDST MARK, IN FORM OF HUMAN BIRTH    Poem Text    
Last Line: But if thou still delay, for long regret prepare
Subject(s): Carpe Diem