Canto 1


The Divine Comedy describes Dante’s journey through hell, purgatory and paradise.
On this first of a 3 pieces serie is: Inferno

‘Nel mezzo del cammin di nostra vita
mi ritrovai per una selva oscura,
ché la diritta via era smarrita.
Ahi quanto a dir qual era è cosa dura
esta selva selvaggia e aspra e forte
che nel pensier rinova la paura!’

Midway upon the journey of our life
I found myself within a dark forest,
For the straightforward pathway had been lost.
Ah me! how hard a thing it is to say
What was this forest savage, rough, and stern,
Which in the very thought renews the fear.

Here is my depiction, printed by KillerMerch on a standard tan T.

Thanks for looking.