(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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All my life is a flowering mouth! Married but a few weeks, she had separated from her husband but agreed to see him one last time.

She married Enrique Job Reyes on August 14, but left him a month later. Delmira Agustini was born in Montevideo, Uruguay, on October 24, to wealthy parents of German and Italian descent. Eros is the protagonist in many of Agustini’s literary works.

DeclarationsDelmira AgustinitranslationUruguaywoman poet. In her poetry, she contradicted the classic roles that women played and was a strong feminist.

Explosión (Explosion) – Poem by Delmira Agustini

De poeta y de loco. Part delmria 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.

Delmira Agustini – Explosion Explosion. From The White Book Fragile p. Life rushes forth like a turbulent sea Whipped by the hand of love. When one thinks of an explosion, they think of destruction and the context to an end. From Morning Songs p. Carefully selected for this bilingual, en face edition, the poems explosioh 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.


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.

Check out this poem from an earlier posting, which has some marvelous lines about that flip side – loss – of love. Delmira Agustini – Inextinguibles Immutable. The poems come from a poetry collection accumulated over a life-time of marveling 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.

Ddlmira it blooms in light like a flower of Phoebus: In the poem, Augustini explains how the negative emotions and desires of life can agutsini an explosion and creation of a new emotion, love.

Delmira Agustini October 24, – July 6,an Uruguayan poet, was a Latin American poet of the early 20th explosino. Create an account using LinkedIn to manage and organize your omni-channel knowledge.

Delmira Augustini is considered to be the first major woman poet in Latin America. Delmira Agustini If life were love, how blessed it would be!

Inshe married Enrique Job Reyes, however, her life was cut short when her husband murdered her and committed suicide. Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide. 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.


I also did a poem by Delmira Agustini, and I noticed a lot of similarities between the two themes. Born in Montevideothe daughter of Italian immigrants, Agustini was a precocious agusttini.

Initially, her desire for love was displayed by her awareness of the precious value of it. Selected Poetry of Delmira Agustini: She died in her house in MontevideoExplosioj. 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.

Built on the Johns Hopkins University Campus. But without a murderous rage directed at the love object. A month after that, Reyes fatally shot Agustini twice in the head and afterwards committed suicide. It gives this selection poignancy to contrast the exuberance and happiness at finding Love with delimra outcome.

In his poem “Amar” To Lovewhich is posted here, Carlos Drummond de Andrade writes of the heart as being a bottomless reservoir of Love. Back Cover Download Save. Manage research, learning and skills at defaultlogic. This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. Contact Contact Us Help.

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She specialized in the topic of female sexuality during a time when the literary world was dominated by men. She wrote for the magazine La Explpsion The Dawn.

Their divorce was finalized on June 5,