Dante's Rime published by Oneworld Classics is a poetry book that I did not expect to fall in love with! I find that I keep picking it up to read a poem or two and then, to reflect on what I have just read, with the poems being quite brilliantly translated by J.G. Nichols and Anthony Mortimer.
They have subtly different styles that mesh very well together - an example of one of Dante's poems is XLI 'Dante to Cino' on page 125 which starts
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