Poem Podcast from the Poetry Translation Centre

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 himself. 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_Earth.mp3
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This week's poem is by Kajal Ahmad from Kurdistan.  The poem is read first in English translation by Mimi Khalvati and then in Kurdish by 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_Rain.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_From_the_Palm_of_My_Hand.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_Letter_from_Bia_dIdeal.mp3
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