(Note: READ the poem FIRST, before this commentary.) Delmira Agustini ( – ) She was a rising poet in Uruguay, known for original imagery while. Born in in Montevideo, Uruguay, Delmira Agustini is one of the most celebrated Latin American poets of the last century, known for her precocious talent. Explosion. If life is love, blessed be life! I want more life to love. Today I feel A thousandyears of an idea are worth not One beautiful instance of the soul. My heart.

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Life continues onward yet the feeling of love rattles the balance of life.

Delmira Agustini If life were love, how blessed it would be! I want more life to love!

Married but a few weeks, she had separated from her husband but agreed to see him one last time. Newer Post Older Post Home. Delmira Agustini was born in Montevideo, Uruguay on October 24, She was found dead with him the next morning in a short-time hotel in Montevideo, the victim of a murder-suicide. De poeta y de loco.

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Delmira Agustini – Inextinguibles Immutable. Powered by Create your own unique website with customizable templates. Delmira Augustinin – Uruguay. In her poetry, she contradicted the classic roles that women played and was a strong feminist. Selected Poetry of Delmira Agustini: Since poets may be represented more than once, photos and biographical information will be only with the first posting of a poem by each. The Life and Works of Delmira Agustini.

I also did a poem by Delmira Agustini, and I noticed a lot of similarities between the two themes.


In the poem, Augustini explains how the negative emotions and desires of life can cause an explosion and creation of a new emotion, love. Delmira Agustini – Explosion Explosion.

Carefully agusgini for this bilingual, en face edition, the poems collected here track and highlight Agustini’s development and strengths as an artist—including her methods of experimentation, first relying on modernista forms and later abandoning them—and her focus on the figure of the male, which she portrays as the crux of devotion and delmia but deems ultimately unreachable.

She was a rising poet in Uruguay, known for original imagery while exhibiting a strong command of traditional Spanish meters and forms, when she died at the age of And a commentary on the dark side of the passion. The exllosion of the poem expresses a very distinct transformation from agony and pain to a triumph and happiness.

Explosión (Explosion) – Poem by Delmira Agustini

He urges that we must continue to ladle it out, whether agustiini a loss or when that Love has fallen on parched earth, because that’s what we are meant to do – nay, we must do. The explosion of love is unexpected, uncontrolled, and uncontrollable.

As a young girl, Delmira was homeschooled by her mother were her love for poetry was nourished and blossomed. Una aproximacion a la poesia de Delmira Agustini Biblioteca.

Similar to the Big Bang, where life is created momentarily by dellmira single explosion, the poem defines an explosion as an intense burst of emotions. Delmira Augustini is considered to be the first major woman poet in Latin America. A month after that, Reyes fatally shot Agustini twice in the head and afterwards committed suicide. Their divorce was finalized on June 5, In my understanding of the poem, Augustini attempts to tell us how despair and sorrow are the two reactants that can cause an explosion producing love.


Inshe married Enrique Job Reyes, however, her life was cut short when her husband murdered her and committed suicide.

Relevant Links “About” me She is buried in the Central Cemetery of Montevideo. From The Stars of the Abyss p.

Exp,osion heart was dying, sad and slow…. Download El jardin de las estatuas: I want more life so to love! It led – eventually- to a rumination about Love, which you can find here: Born in Montevideothe daughter of Italian immigrants, Agustini was a precocious child. Eros is the protagonist in many of Agustini’s literary works.

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Author Bio Download Save. Erosgod of love, symbolizes eroticism and is the inspiration to Agustini’s poems about carnal pleasures. Agustini’s writing style is best classified in the first phase of modernismwith themes based on fantasy and exotic subjects. Delmira Agustini was born in Montevideo, Uruguay, on October 24, to wealthy parents of German and Italian descent.

DeclarationsDelmira AgustinitranslationUruguaywoman poet. Now it blooms in light like a flower of Phoebus: Create an account using LinkedIn to manage and organize your omni-channel knowledge. This graceful translation and bilingual edition, now in paperback, is the first to bring English readers a representative sampling of the poetry Delmira Agustini published before her untimely death on July 6, at the age of twenty-seven.

Initially, her desire for love was displayed by her awareness of the precious value of it.