Poem Podcast from the Poetry Translation Centre

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_I_Woke_with_Your_Name.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:16am UTC

This week's poem is by Maxamed Xaashi Dhamac 'Gaarriye' from Somaliland.  The poem is read first in English translation by W.N. Herbert and then Somali by Gaarriye himself. If you enjoy this poem and would like to find out more about Gaarriye and all the other poets we’ve translated, please visit our website www.poetrytranslation.org.

Direct download: PP_Gaarriye_Death_of_a_Princess.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:00am UTC

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_Siesta.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:00am UTC

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_The_Breeze_Rewrites.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:00am UTC