Poem Podcast from the Poetry Translation Centre

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

Direct download: PP_Reza_We_Are_Reborn.mp3
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This week’s poem is by Abdellatif Laabi from Morocco.  The poem is read first in English translation by Andre Naffis-Sahely and then in French by Abdellatif. If you enjoy this poem and would like to find out more about Abdellatif Laabi and all the other poets we’ve translated, please visit our website www.poetrytranslation.org.

Direct download: Far_From_Badhdad__intro.mp3
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This week’s poem is by Caasha Lul Mohamud Yusuf from Morocco.  The poem is read first in English translation by Clare Pollard and then in Somali by Caasha. If you enjoy this poem and would like to find out more about Caasha Lul Mohamud Yusuf and all the other poets we’ve translated, please visit our website www.poetrytranslation.org.

Direct download: PP_Caasha_WritersRights.mp3
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This week’s poem is by Abdellatif Laabi from Morocco.  The poem is read first in English translation by Andre Naffis-Sahely and then in French by Abdellatif. If you enjoy this poem and would like to find out more about Abdellatif Laabi and all the other poets we’ve translated, please visit our website www.poetrytranslation.org.

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

Direct download: PP_Shakila_Yalda.mp3
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This week’s poem is by Abdellatif Laabi from Morocco.  The poem is read first in English translation by Andre Naffis-Sahely and then in French by Abdellatif. If you enjoy this poem and would like to find out more about Abdellatif Laabi and all the other poets we’ve translated, please visit our website www.poetrytranslation.org.

Direct download: Dish_of_the_Day__intro.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. 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_Record.mp3
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This week’s poem is by Abdellatif Laabi from Morocco.  The poem is read first in English translation by Andre Naffis-Sahely and then in French by Abdellatif. If you enjoy this poem and would like to find out more about Abdellatif Laabi and all the other poets we’ve translated, please visit our website www.poetrytranslation.org.

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

Direct download: PP_Reza_Providence.mp3
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This week’s poem is by Abdellatif Laabi from Morocco.  The poem is read first in English translation by Andre Naffis-Sahely and then in French by Abdellatif. If you enjoy this poem and would like to find out more about Abdellatif Laabi and all the other poets we’ve translated, please visit our website www.poetrytranslation.org.

Direct download: The_Word_Gulag__intro.mp3
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This week’s poem is by Abdellatif Laabi from Morocco.  The poem is read first in English translation by Andre Naffis-Sahely and then in French by Abdellatif. If you enjoy this poem and would like to find out more about Abdellatif Laabi and all the other poets we’ve translated, please visit our website www.poetrytranslation.org.

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

Direct download: PP_Shakila_View_From_Afar.mp3
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This week’s poem is by Abdellatif Laabi from Morocco.  The poem is read first in English translation by Andre Naffis-Sahely and then in French by Abdellatif. If you enjoy this poem and would like to find out more about Abdellatif Laabi and all the other poets we’ve translated, please visit our website www.poetrytranslation.org.

Direct download: The_Poem_Tree__intro.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 Noshi. 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_To_Catch_Butterflies.mp3
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This week’s poem is by Abdellatif Laabi from Morocco.  The poem is read first in English translation by Andre Naffis-Sahely and then in French by Abdellatif. If you enjoy this poem and would like to find out more about Abdellatif Laabi and all the other poets we’ve translated, please visit our website www.poetrytranslation.org.

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

Direct download: PP_Reza_Letter_to_the_Rain.mp3
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This week’s poem is by Abdellatif Laabi from Morocco.  The poem is read first in English translation by Andre Naffis-Sahely and then in French by Abdellatif. If you enjoy this recording and would like to find out more about Abdellatif Laabi and all the other poets we’ve translated, please visit our website www.poetrytranslation.org.

Direct download: Im_a_Child_of_this_Century__intro.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. If you enjoy this recording 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_Radiance.mp3
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This week’s poem is by Abdellatif Laabi from Morocco.  The poem is read first in English translation by Andre Naffis-Sahely and then in French by Abdellatif. If you enjoy this recording and would like to find out more about Abdellatif Laabi and all the other poets we’ve translated, please visit our website www.poetrytranslation.org.

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

Direct download: PP_Shakila_The_Tryst.mp3
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This week’s poem is by Abdellatif Laabi from Morocco.  The poem is read first in English translation by Andre Naffis-Sahely and then in French by Abdellatif. If you enjoy this recording and would like to find out more about Abdellatif Laabi and all the other poets we’ve translated, please visit our website www.poetrytranslation.org.

Direct download: In_Vain_I_Migrate__intro.mp3
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This week’s poem is by Caasha Lul Mohamud Yusuf from Somalia/Somaliland.  The poem is read first in English translation by Clare Pollard and then in Somali by Caasha. If you enjoy this recording and would like to find out more about Caasha Lul Mohamud Yusuf and all the other poets we’ve translated, please visit our website www.poetrytranslation.org.

Direct download: PP_Caasha_Taste2.mp3
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This week’s poem is by Reza Mohammadi from Afghanistan.  The poem is read first in English translation by Sarah Maguire and then in Dari by Reza. If you enjoy this recording and would like to find out more about Reza Mohammadi and all the other poets we’ve translated, please visit our website www.poetrytranslation.org.

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

Direct download: PP_Shakila_The_Bridal_Veil.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 Noshi. If you enjoy this recording 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_This_Prisoner_Breathes.mp3
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This week’s poem is by Azita Ghahreman from Iran.  The poem is read first in English translation by Maura Dooley and then in Farsi by Azita. If you enjoy this recording and would like to find out more about Azita Ghahreman and all the other poets we’ve translated, please visit our website www.poetrytranslation.org.

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

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

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

Direct download: PP_Azita_With_a_Red_Flower.mp3
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This week’s poem is by Caasha Lul Mohamud Yusuf from Somalia/Somaliland.  The poem is read first in English translation by Sarah Maguire and then in Somali by Caasha. If you enjoy this recording and would like to find out more about Caasha Lul Mohamud Yusuf and all the other poets we’ve translated, please visit our website www.poetrytranslation.org.

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

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

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

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

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

Direct download: PP_Shakila_Once_Upon_a_Time.mp3
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This week’s poem is by Jaamac Kadiye Cilmi from Somalia/Somaliland.  The poem is read first in English translation by Sarah Maguire and then in Somali by Jaamac. If you enjoy this recording and would like to find out more about Jaamac Kadiye Cilmi and all the other poets we’ve translated, please visit our website www.poetrytranslation.org.

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

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

Direct download: PP_Reza_To_Love.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:21am 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. If you enjoy this recording 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_Nothing.mp3
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This week’s poem is by Shakila Azizzada from Afghanistan.  The poem is read first in English translation by Mimi Khalvati and then in Dari by Shakila. If you enjoy this recording and would like to find out more about Shakila and all the other poets we’ve translated, please visit our website www.poetrytranslation.org.

Direct download: PP_Shakila_Kabul.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:15am UTC

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. If you enjoy this recording 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_The_Morning_Post.mp3
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