(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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My almost mile road-trip Deirdra Greenleaf’s Poetry. The two poems also had some aspirations for love and how she wishes someone would just take her away and love her. She died in her house in MontevideoUruguay. Foreword by Willis Barnstone. Delmira Agustini If life were love, how blessed it would be! Love is the underlying emotion that humanity desires, however, it never lasts forever. When one thinks of an explosion, they think of destruction and the context to an end.

DeclarationsDelmira AgustinitranslationUruguaywoman poet. No other poem speaks as much to me in encouraging that optimistic, hopeful view. Delmira Agustini was born in Montevideo, Uruguay on October 24, Their divorce was finalized on June 5, In this poem I like the way the author took negative emotions of sorrow and sadness and change them to positive emotions of joy and love.

I have followed the same protocol in tagging the poems here. Sorrow eventually delmmira as love becomes the ultimate feeling that sways emotions in the realm of happiness. Yeats 2 Wislawa Szymborska 2 ancient Egypt 2 A. In his poem “Amar” To Lovewhich is posted here, Carlos Drummond de Andrade writes of the heart as being a bottomless reservoir of Love.

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 agusgini ultimately unreachable.


Explosión (Explosion) Poem by Delmira Agustini – Poem Hunter

She is buried in agistini Central Cemetery of Montevideo. Forged from a partnership between a university press and a library, Project MUSE is a trusted part of the academic and scholarly community it serves. Author Bio Download Save.

Agustini’s writing style is best classified in the first phase of modernismwith themes based on fantasy and exotic subjects. Without cookies your experience may not be seamless. Now I feel A thousand years of ideas are not worth One blue minute of sentiment.

The Life and Works of Delmira Agustini. Just as her heart began to die, it simultaneously heals and comes back to existence as the power of love fills her heart.

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Delmira Augustini is considered to be the first major woman poet in Latin America. So, while you await the next lift-off, are already soaring or just barely crawling away from a crash, may these poems – by the gifted and the mad, the famous and the somewhat forgotten, spanning centuries and cultures – show you that your anguishes and ecstasies are shared and universal. Create an account using LinkedIn to manage and organize your omni-channel knowledge.

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She specialized in the topic of female sexuality during a time when the literary world was dominated by men. The tone of the poem expresses a very distinct transformation from agony and pain to a triumph and happiness. Delmira Agustini – Inextinguibles Immutable. Since poets may be represented more than once, photos and biographical information will be only with the first posting of a poem by each.

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My sorrow flies into the agusitni, sad, cold With its broken wings; Like an old scar that continues to ache— In the distant shade it dissolves… All my life sings, kisses, laughs! Date and year link. Life continues onward yet the feeling of love rattles the balance of life. A month after that, Reyes fatally shot Agustini twice in the head and afterwards committed suicide.


And a commentary on the dark side of the passion. Similar to the Big Bang, where life de,mira created momentarily by a single explosion, the poem defines an explosion as an intense burst of emotions.

Explosión (Explosion) – Poem by Delmira Agustini

Her life was cut short inwhen Enrique Job Reyes, her ex-husband, shot her to death and then turned the gun on himself. All my life is a flowering mouth! Project MUSE Mission Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide. Now it blooms in light like a flower of Phoebus: Inshe married Enrique Job Reyes, however, her life was delmiira short when her aguztini murdered her and committed suicide.

Agjstini a young girl, Delmira was homeschooled by her mother were her love for poetry was nourished and blossomed. She was found dead with him the next morning in a short-time hotel in Montevideo, the victim of a murder-suicide.

Project MUSE – Selected Poetry of Delmira Agustini

Download El jardin de las estatuas: The explosion of love is unexpected, uncontrolled, and uncontrollable. Delmira Agustini was born in Montevideo, Uruguay, on October 24, to wealthy parents of German and Italian descent. 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.

Una aproximacion a la poesia de Delmira Agustini Biblioteca. In the poem, Augustini explains how the negative emotions and desires of life can cause an explosion and creation of a new emotion, love. This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website.

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