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(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. Transcript of Explosion Delmira Agustini. Explosion Delmira Agustini The intruder Delmira Agustini · The intruder Delmira Agustini.

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The book, in hardback, is very attractive and a pleasure to hold; the only criticism is that the font could have been slightly larger. At a young age she began to compose and publish poems in literary journals such as “La Alborada,” where she wrote a society column under the modernista pen name “Joujou.

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. From The White Expkosion Fragile Fantasy Is donning a rare garment of gems To wander brilliantly over the waves.

I imagine the half-moon as a profile of the dead… And beyond the reknowned and praised pallor Of Arab pearls, I prefer the rose in recent bud.

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En el edlmira de la noche mi alma Llega a la tuya como a un gran espejo. The golden anchor beckons, the blue sail rises Like the wing of a dream unfolding to a new day.

The circumstances of her death increased her popularity. On my bed all in white, So white and vaporous like the flower of innocence, Like the froth of vice, Winter, Winter, Winter, We fall in a cluster of roses and lilies!

From The Stars of the Abyss I want more life to love!

Delmira Agustini – poems

Mi musa triste Vagos preludios. Foreword by Willis Barnstone. 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.


No other poem speaks as much to me in encouraging that optimistic, hopeful view. The summits of life are lonely, So lonely and so cold!

Upon the rock, Tenacious a madwoman, Agustiin clung to my work. Critics have often speculated on the dominant and protective personality of Agustini’s mother while the poet’s puritan father transcribed her erotic verses Machado de Benvenuto, Silva. Chegg Inc Google Play.

Her undereyes are violated horizons And her irises—two stars of amber— Open wet and weary and sad Like ulcers of light that weep. Escamas de misterio, Negros telones de visiones rosas Love is the underlying emotion that humanity desires, however, it never lasts forever.

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. And her songs are like dolorous fairies Jeweled in teardrops And when met with a soul which found A bit of azure to bathe its wings, Like a great, golden sun, or a shore Made of light, your soul opened: The breezes hang their celestial fifes In the foliage.

The poems come from a poetry collection accumulated over a life-time of marveling at the sometimes-madness-sometimes-misery of being exploion love but always always in awe of the mystery and hope, whether as the pursuer or the pursued. It will have, for me, The luminous soul, the profound body, of a magnificent lover.

Life rushes forth like a turbulent sea Whipped by the hand of love. Then when I feel my joys certain And my hour of greatest delight arrived I find my pain beginning all over once again. Delmira Agustini -Otra estirpe. My bed there in white, is white and vaporous Like a flower of innocence. The blue sail Unfolds its private oriflamme to Agusitni By a wondrous miracle of light and fire My room is a grotto of gold and precious gems: Strange Princes of Fantasy!


Another lineage Eros, I want to guide you, blind Father Delmir, I love you and I am the spring She was found dead with him the next morning in a short-time hotel in Montevideo, the victim of a murder-suicide.

Back Cover Download Save. Delmira Agustini -El ancla de oro canta Piety for the sacrosanct sexes That armor themselves with sheaths From the astral vineyards of Chastity; Piety for the magnetized footsoles Who eternally drag Sandals burning with sores Through the eternal azure; Piety, piety, pity For all the lives defended By the lighthouse of Pride From your marvelous raw weathers: Like a dethroned exotic queen With comely gestures and rare utterings.

Delmira Agustini – poems

Template Design by isnaini dot com. Two rose petals fastened to an abyss In her poetry, she contradicted the classic roles that women played and was a strong feminist. Mysterious fish scales, Dark curtains on rose visions Earlier that year, Delmiea had expllosion her third poetic work, Los www. 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.

She is a grief which thrives and does not hope, She is a gray aurora rising From the shadowy bed of night, Exhausted, without splendor, without anxiousness. Let us depart, my muse! She wanders with her sad mouth And the grand mystery of amber eyes, Across the night, toward forgetfulness Like a star, fugitive and white.