Poem Podcast from the Poetry Translation Centre

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
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00pm UTC

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
Category:general -- posted at: 3:25pm UTC

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
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00pm 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 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
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00pm UTC