Poem Podcast from the Poetry Translation Centre

This week's poem is 'Longing' 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 recording and would like to find out more about Saddiq and all the other poets we've translated, visit our website at www.poetrytranslation.org.

Direct download: PP_Saddiq_Longing.mp3
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This week's poem is 'Epitaph' by Shakila Azizzada from Afghanistan. The poem is read first in English translation by Mimi Khalvati and then in Dari by Shakila herself. If you enjoy this recording and would like to find out more about Shakila and all the other poets we've translated, visit our website at www.poetrytranslation.org.

Direct download: PP_Shakila_Epitaph.mp3
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This week's poem is 'Stone is Better' 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 recording and would like to find out more about Kajal and all the other poems we've translated, visit our website at www.poetrytranslation.org.

Direct download: PP_Kajal_Stone_is_Better.mp3
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This week's poem is 'Letter' by Azita Ghahreman from Iran. The poem is read first in English translation by Maura Dooley and then in Farsi by Azita herself. If you enjoyed this poem and would like to find out more about Azita and all the other poets we've translated, visit our website at www.poetrytranslation.org.

Direct download: PP_Azita_Letter.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:00pm UTC