Poem Podcast from the Poetry Translation Centre

This week's poem is 'The Sea-Migrations' by Caasha Lul Mohamud Yusuf. The poem is read first in English translation by Clare Pollard and then in Somali by Caasha herself. If you enjoy this poem and would like to find out more about Caasha and all the other poets we've translated, please visit our website at www.poetrytranslation.org.

Direct download: PP_Caasha_SeaMigrations2.mp3
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This week's poem is 'When Winter Comes' 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 enjoy this poem and would like to find out more about Azita and all the other poets we've translated, please visit our website at www.poetrytranslation.org.

Direct download: PP_Azita_When_Winter_Comes.mp3
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This week's poem is 'The flower is torn at the heart' 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 and all the other poets we've translated, please visit our website at www.poetrytranslation.org.

Direct download: PP_Noshi_The_Flower_is_Torn_at_the_Heart.mp3
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This week's poem is 'The Wind' by Reza Mohammadi from Afghanistan. The poem is read first in English translation by Nick Laird and then in Dari by Reza himself. If you enjoy this recording and would like to find out more about Reza and all the other poets we've translated, please visit our website at www.poetrytranslation.org.

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