(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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Selmira want more life so to love! Delmira Agustini If relmira were love, how blessed it would be! 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.

Manage research, learning and skills at defaultlogic. Delmira Agustini October 24, – July 6,an Uruguayan poet, was a Latin American poet of the early 20th century. He urges that we must continue to ladle it out, whether after a loss or when that Love has fallen on parched earth, because that’s what we are meant to do – nay, we must do. Agustini’s writing style is best delmria in the first phase of modernismwith themes based on fantasy and exotic subjects.

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

Explosión (Explosion) – Poem by Delmira Agustini

When one thinks of an explosion, they think of destruction and the context to an end. Delmira Agustini was born in Montevideo, Uruguay on October 24, Delmira Agustini – Inextinguibles Immutable. 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.


Newer Post Older Post Home. She was found dead with him the next morning in a short-time hotel in Montevideo, the victim of a murder-suicide. Before experiencing these new emotions, the tone of the poem was filled with desperation and sadness caused by the absence of love within the heart. She agustin 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 Back Cover Download Save.

Thus my goal is to post one poem each day for a year as an exercise and meditation on the subject.

aguxtini Project MUSE Mission Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars agustink. Their divorce was finalized on June 5, But without a murderous rage directed at the love object. Powered by Create your own unique website with customizable templates.

Life rushes forth like a turbulent sea Whipped by the hand of love. It led – eventually- to a rumination about Love, which you can find here: My almost mile road-trip Deirdra Greenleaf’s Poetry.

Project MUSE – Selected Poetry of Delmira Agustini

She married Enrique Job Reyes on August 14, but left him a month later. She died in her house in MontevideoUruguay. Yeats 2 Wislawa Szymborska 2 ancient Egypt 2 A. A month after that, Reyes fatally shot Agustini twice in the head and afterwards committed suicide.

Without cookies your experience may not be seamless. Poetics of Xeplosion is a response to a resurgent interest not just in the poems but in the passionate and daring woman behind them and the social and political world she inhabited. Just as her heart began to die, it simultaneously heals and comes back to existence as the power of love fills her heart.

Inshe married Enrique Job Reyes, however, her life was cut short when her husband murdered her and committed suicide. In order to create a poem that best explains the explosion of love, Delanie Augustini uses various poetic devices throughout her poem. My sorrow flies into the night, sad, cold With its broken wings; Like an old scar that continues to atustini In the distant shade it dissolves… All my life sings, kisses, laughs! This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website.


Eros is the protagonist in many of Agustini’s literary works.

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Translated by Pokhrel, Suman First ed. Date delmmira year link.

Married but a few weeks, she had separated from her husband but agreed to see him one last time. Create an account using LinkedIn to manage and organize your omni-channel knowledge. Delmira Agustini – Explosion Explosion. Delmira Augustinin – Uruguay. De poeta y de loco.

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Relevant Links “About” delmirs Carefully selected 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 attention but deems ultimately unreachable.

The tone of the poem expresses a very distinct transformation from agony and pain to a triumph and happiness. From The Stars of the Abyss p.

Life continues onward yet the feeling of love rattles the balance of life. All my life is a flowering mouth! I have followed the same protocol in tagging explosioon poems here.