Poem Podcast from the Poetry Translation Centre

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

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
Category:general -- posted at: 9:40am UTC

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

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
Category:general -- posted at: 5:14pm UTC