(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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DeclarationsDelmira AgustinitranslationUruguaywoman poet. Life continues onward yet the feeling of love rattles the balance of life. Forged from a partnership between a university press and a library, Project MUSE is edplosion trusted part of the academic and scholarly community it serves.

Just as her heart began to die, it simultaneously heals and comes back to existence as the power of love fills her heart. 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 I also did a poem by Delmira Agustini, and I noticed a lot of similarities between the two themes.

Sorrow eventually disappears as love becomes the ultimate feeling that sways emotions in the realm of happiness.

As a young girl, Delmira was homeschooled by her mother were her love for poetry was nourished and blossomed. Delmira Agustini – Explosion Explosion. Similar to the Big Bang, where life is created momentarily by a single explosion, the poem defines an explosion as an intense burst of emotions.


Selected Poetry of Delmira Agustini: My heart was dying slowly, sadly… Now it opens like a Phoebean flower: Their divorce was finalized on June 5, Part of my objective for the project is to see how re-reading, selecting, and commenting on so much “love poetry” would affect my own energy, spirit, receptivity, and capacity to love.

Explosión (Explosion) – Poem by Delmira Agustini

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When one thinks of an explosion, they think of destruction and the context to an end. I want more life so to love! Delmira Agustini – Love is the underlying emotion that humanity desires, however, it never lasts forever.

Create an account using LinkedIn to manage and organize your omni-channel knowledge. In the poem, Augustini explains how the agustinl emotions and desires of life can cause an explosion and creation of a new emotion, love. My sorrow agustino into the night, 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!

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Explosión (Explosion) Poem by Delmira Agustini – Poem Hunter

She was found dead with him the next morning in a short-time hotel in Montevideo, the victim of a murder-suicide. The Life and Works of Delmira Agustini. Both had very dark and mellow times in the poem, but had some very positive times too.


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Author Bio Download Save. She is buried in the Central Cemetery of Montevideo. I have followed the same protocol in tagging the poems here. Manage research, learning and skills at defaultlogic.

From The White Book Fragile p. From The Stars of the Abyss p. The poems come from a poetry collection accumulated over a life-time of exploosion at the sometimes-madness-sometimes-misery of being in love but always always in awe of the mystery and hope, whether as the pursuer or the pursued.

She wrote for the magazine La Alborada The Dawn. Married but a few weeks, she had separated from her husband but agreed to see him agustjni last time. The tone of the poem expresses a very distinct transformation from agony and pain to a triumph and happiness. Download El jardin de las estatuas: