Poem Podcast from the Poetry Translation Centre

This week's poem is by Farzaneh Khojandi of Tajikistan. The poem is read first in English translation by Jo Shapcott and then in Tajik by Farzaneh herself. If you enjoy this poem and would like to find out more about Farzaneh Khojandi and all the other poets we’ve translated, please visit our website www.poetrytranslation.org.

Direct download: PP_Farzaneh_Behind_the_Mass_of_Green.mp3
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This week's poem is by Al-Saddiq Al-Raddi from Sudan. The poem is read first in English translation by Sarah Maguire and then in Arabic by Saddiq himself. If you enjoy this poem and would like to find out more about Al-Saddiq Al-Raddi and all the other poets we’ve translated, please visit our website www.poetrytranslation.org.

Direct download: PP_Saddiq_Bar.mp3
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This week's poem is by Mohan Rana from India. The poem is read first in English translation by Bernard O'Donoghue and then in Hindi by Mohan himself. If you enjoy this poem and would like to find out more about Mohan Rana and all the other poets we’ve translated, please visit our website www.poetrytranslation.org.

Direct download: PP_Mohan_A_Standard_Shirt.mp3
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This week’s poem is by Coral Bracho from Mexico.  The poem is read first in English translation by Katherine Pierpoint and then in Spanish by Coral Bracho. If you enjoy this poem and would like to find out more about Coral Bracho and all the other poets we’ve translated, please visit our website www.poetrytranslation.org.

Direct download: PP_Coral_Among_These_Ruins.mp3
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This week’s poem is by Partaw Naderi from Afghanistan.  The poem is read first in English translation by Sarah Maguire and then in Dari by Partaw Naderi. If you enjoy this poem and would like to find out more about Partaw Naderi and all the other poets we’ve translated, please visit our website www.poetrytranslation.org.

Direct download: PP_Partaw_Beauty.mp3
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This week's podcast is by Kajal Ahmad from Kurdistan.  The poem is read first in English translation by Mimi Khalvati and then in Kurdish by the poet Choman Hardi. If you enjoy this poem and would like to find out more about Kajal Ahmad and all the other poets we’ve translated, please visit our website www.poetrytranslation.org.

Direct download: PP_Kajal_Birds.mp3
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This week’s poem is by Victor Teran from Mexico.  The poem is read first in English translation by David Shook and then in Zapotec by Victor himself. If you enjoy this poem and would like to find out more about Victor Teran and all the other poets we’ve translated, please visit our website www.poetrytranslation.org.

Direct download: PP_Victor_The_North_Wind_Whips.mp3
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This week’s poem is by Corsino Fortes from Cape Verde.  The poem is read first in English translation by Sean O'Brien and then in Portuguese by Corsino himself.  If you enjoy this poem and would like to find out more about Corsino Fortes and all the other poets we’ve translated, please visit our website www.poetrytranslation.org

Direct download: PP_Corsino_Emigrant.mp3
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This week's poem is by Noshi Gillani from Pakistan. The poem is read first in English translation by Lavinia Greenlaw and then in Urdu by Kamila Shamsie. If you enjoy this poem and would like to find out more about Noshi Gillani and all the other poets we've translated, please visit our website www.poetrytranslation.org.

Direct download: PP_Noshi_Last_Conversation_with_the_Sky.mp3
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This week's poem is by David Huerta from Mexico. The poem is read first in English translation by Jamie McKendrick and then in Spanish by David himself.  If you enjoy this poem and would like to find out more about David Huerta and all the other poets we've translated, please visit our website www.poetrytranslation.org.

Direct download: PP_David_Entropy_in_Wiesbaden.mp3
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This week's poem is by Farzaneh Khojandi from Tajikistan. The poem is read first in English translation by Jo Shapcott and then in Tajik by Farzaneh herself. If you enjoy this poem and would like to find out more about Farzaneh Khojandi and all the other poets we've translated, please visit our website www.poetrytranslation.org

Direct download: PP_Farzaneh_Stolen_Apple.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:00am UTC