About MichelangeloThis is a list of the most beautiful and popular poems poems of Michelangelo. He was a great italian poet of the high renaissance period. Considered as the greatest living poet and artist in his lifetime, he has since been held as one of the greatest artists of all time. His poems are invaluable for what they reveal of the artist's innermost feelings about such universal themes as love, death, and redemption. Michelangelo's earlier poetry is primarily made up of conventional forms like the courtly love poem, but in his later poetry Michelangelo began to explore the subjects of mortality and love.