I just tried to upload the first canto of Dante's Inferno
And I got the message, "The document may contain offensive content."
But--phew!--it's difficult. http://www.duolingo.com/#/translation/e7bb1a2f8520e3d361cb555bb56fc87f
Consider that when Italian highschoolers study it, they need footnotes "unwrapping" the sentences or explaining the meaning of some words which are not used anymore. It's still poetry... I don't know if you may be interested in it: http://www.liberliber.it/audiolibri/a/alighieri/index.php there are the mp3 of all the cantos of "La Divina commedia", if you want to listen to them