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Al-marini Of Almeria, Ben Safar   
4 poems available by this author


GUADALQUIVIR IN FLOOD       
First Line: A squall came over the river


NIGHT OF LOVE       
First Line: When the sun bowed low
Last Line: Hold back the hour of sundering!


TIDE IN THE GUADALQUIVIR       
First Line: When the west wind ripped the river's tunic
Last Line: To hide under its veil


VALLEY OF ALMERIA       
First Line: Valley of almeria!
Last Line: Or the skin of a cutlass fish



Marini, Giambattista    Poet's Biography
Alternate Author Name(s): Marino, Giambattista; Marino, Giovanni Battista
15 poems available by this author


APOLLO AND DAPHNE    Poem Text    
First Line: When phoebus saw a rugged bark beguile
Last Line: Where he expected fruit he gathers leaves.
Subject(s): Apollo; Daphne (mythology); Mythology - Classical


BEAUTIFUL SLAVE       
First Line: Black, yes, but beautiful. Sweet paradox
Last Line: But whose dark eyes shine brighter than your day
Subject(s): African Americans - Women; Beauty; Love - Cultural Differences; Slavery


BURNING TOGETHER    Poem Text    
First Line: Lady, to death we're doom'd our crime the same!
Last Line: In my heart thou wilt burn, I roast before thine eyes --


COMMANDED BY HIS MISTRESS TO WOO FOR HER    Poem Text    
First Line: Strange kind of love! That knows no president
Last Line: To love I seem not, 'cause I love too much.
Subject(s): Courtship


DESCRIPTION OF BEAUTY       
First Line: O beauty (bleams, nay, flame)


LA GALERIA, SELS.       


LET OTHERS SING OF MARS AND OF HIS HOST       


LIPS AND EYES       
First Line: In celia's face a question did arise
Last Line: Weeping or smiling pearles to celia's face
Subject(s): Beauty; Hearts; Love


LOVE LYRIC       
First Line: That pair of gleaming snakes
Last Line: Cruelly wounding others, your deaf ear takes %no prayers, tears, heartbreaks
Subject(s): Love; Scottish Translations


LOVE LYRIC       
First Line: My hidden treasure is love
Last Line: For this, alas, all schools of love can teach: %a sigh in itself is speech
Subject(s): Love; Scottish Translations


MADRIGAL XI    Poem Text    
First Line: Love now no fire hath left him
Last Line: Of love, burne both together.
Subject(s): Love


MASSACRE OF THE INNOCENTS       
First Line: Yet on the other side, faine would he start
Last Line: Intangles his lost thoughts, past getting out


SOSPETTO D'HEROID [D'HERODE] (THE SUSPICION OF HEROD)       
First Line: Muse, now the servant of soft loves no more
Last Line: So much? Rude shepheards. What his steeds? Alas %poore beasts! A slow oxe, and a simple asse
Variant Title(s): Herod's Suspicion
Subject(s): Devil; Herod The Great (73-4 B.c.); Jesus Christ - Childhood And Youth


TO A BLIND MAN IN LOVE    Poem Text    
First Line: Lover, than love more blind, whose bold thoughts dare
Last Line: Could guard, hop'st thou to keep thine, who hast none?
Subject(s): Blindness; Love; Visually Handicapped


UNHAPPY MAN, AS SOON AS HE IS BORN