(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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Delmira Agustini – 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. I have followed the same protocol in tagging the poems here.

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Now it blooms in light like a flower of Phoebus: From The White Book Fragile p. Powered by Create your own unique website with customizable templates.

From Morning Songs p. Translated by Pokhrel, Suman First ed. Inshe married Enrique Job Reyes, however, her life was cut short when her husband murdered her and committed suicide.

Explosión (Explosion) – Poem by Delmira Agustini

The circumstances of her death increased her popularity. Her life was cut short inwhen Enrique Job Reyes, her ex-husband, shot her to death and then turned the gun on himself.


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. I want more life so to love!

Back Cover Download Save. Delmira Agustini was born in Montevideo, Uruguay on October 24, Delmira Agustini October 24, – July 6,an Uruguayan poet, was a Latin American agustinl of the early 20th century.

I also did a poem by Delmira Agustini, and I noticed a lot of similarities between the two themes. Delmira Agustini – Explosion Explosion. No other poem speaks as much to me in encouraging that optimistic, hopeful view. She married Enrique Job Reyes on August 14, but left him a month later.

Selected Poetry of Delmira Agustini: She is buried in the Central Cemetery of Montevideo. In this poem I like the way the author took agustinu emotions of sorrow and sadness and change them to positive emotions of joy and love.

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. Tuesday, December 7, Explosion – Delmira Agustini. My almost mile road-trip Deirdra Greenleaf’s Poetry. My heart was dying slowly, sadly… Now it opens like a Phoebean flower: Life continues delmirx yet the feeling of love rattles the balance of life. Sorrow eventually disappears as love becomes the ultimate feeling that sways emotions in the realm of happiness.


This article uses material from the Wiki pedia page available here. In addition to beginning to write poetry when she was 10 years old, she studied French, music and painting.

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. As a young girl, Delmira was homeschooled by her mother were her love for poetry was nourished and blossomed. When one thinks of an explosion, they think of destruction and the context to an end. Delmira Agustini – Inextinguibles Immutable. She was found dead with him the next morning in a short-time hotel in Montevideo, the victim of a murder-suicide.

Eros is the protagonist in many of Agustini’s literary works. Thus my goal is to post one poem each day for a year as an exercise and meditation on the agustihi.

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