(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.

Author: Akinozahn Nikogore
Country: France
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Music
Published (Last): 2 August 2007
Pages: 238
PDF File Size: 11.5 Mb
ePub File Size: 12.13 Mb
ISBN: 218-9-62395-484-6
Downloads: 54718
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Arazragore

In this poem I like the way the author agustuni negative emotions of sorrow and sadness and change them to positive emotions of joy and love.

From The Stars of the Abyss p. From Morning Songs p. She wrote for the magazine La Alborada The Dawn. She published her first volume of poetry when she was twenty-one and followed with two more in the next six agystini And a commentary on the dark side of the passion.

Posted by Palimpsest at 5: My heart was dying, sad and slow….

Explosión – Delmira Agustini by Carina Loyarte on Prezi

Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide. From The White Book Fragile p. No other poem speaks as much to me in encouraging that optimistic, hopeful view. 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.


My sorrow flies 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!

Delmira Augustini is considered to be the first major woman poet in Latin America. Poetics of Eros 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. Since poets may be represented more than once, photos and biographical information will be only with the first posting of a poem by each.

Explosión (Explosion) – Poem by Delmira Agustini

Date and year link. In his poem “Amar” To Loveagustinl is posted here, Carlos Drummond de Andrade writes of the heart as being a bottomless reservoir of Love.

The tone of the poem expresses a very distinct transformation from agony and pain to a triumph and happiness. In addition to beginning to write poetry when she was 10 years old, she studied French, music and painting.

Erosgod of love, symbolizes eroticism and is the inspiration to Agustini’s poems about carnal pleasures. Delmira Agustini – Explosion Explosion.

Now I feel A thousand years of ideas are not worth One blue minute of sentiment.

Explosion Delmira Agustini by Bettina Calandria on Prezi

Inshe married Enrique Job Reyes, however, her life was cut short when her husband murdered her and committed suicide. I also did a poem by Delmira Agustini, and I noticed a lot of similarities between the two themes. Delmirz circumstances of her death increased her popularity.


My delmkra was dying slowly, sadly… Now it opens like a Phoebean flower: De poeta y de loco. 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. Her life was cut short indelmirq Enrique Job Reyes, her ex-husband, shot her to death and then turned the gun on himself.

As a young girl, Delmira was homeschooled by her mother were relmira love for poetry was nourished and blossomed. Built on the Johns Hopkins University Campus.

Agustini’s writing style is best classified in the first phase of modernismwith themes based on fantasy and exotic subjects. 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.

Relevant Links aguxtini me It gives this selection poignancy to contrast the exuberance and happiness at finding Love with its outcome. But without a murderous rage directed at the love object. Life rushes forth like a turbulent sea Whipped by the hand of love.

Author: admin