Poem Podcast from the Poetry Translation Centre

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: PTC_Reza_Providence.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 xxx and all the other poets we’ve translated, please visit our website www.poetrytranslation.org.

 

Direct download: PTC_Saddiq_A_Body.mp3
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This week’s poem is by Caasha Lul Mohamad 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 poem and would like to find out more about Caasha Lul Mohamd Yusuf and all the other poets we’ve translated, please visit our website www.poetrytranslation.org.

 

Direct download: PTC_Caasha_Orphan2.mp3
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This week’s poem is by Corsino Fortes from Cape Verde. The poem is read first in English translation by Sean O'Brien and then in Portuguese by Corsino. If you enjoy this poem and would like to find out more about Corsino Fortes and all the other poets we’ve translated, please visit our website www.poetrytranslation.org.

 

Direct download: PTC_Corsino_Caesarian_of_3_Continents.mp3
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This week’s poem is by Kajal Ahmad from Kurdistan. The poem is read first in English translation by Mimi Khalvati and then in Kurdish by Kajal. If you enjoy this poem and would like to find out more about xxx and all the other poets we’ve translated, please visit our website www.poetrytranslation.org.

 

Direct download: PTC_Kajal_Stone_is_Better.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: PTC_Noshi_This_Prisoner_Breathes.mp3
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This week’s poem is by Farzaneh Khojandi from Tajikistan. The poem is read first in English translation by Jo Shapcott and then in Tajik by Farzaneh. If you enjoy this poem and would like to find out more about Farzaneh Khojandi and all the other poets we’ve translated, please visit our website www.poetrytranslation.org.

 

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

Direct download: PTC_Kajal_Pregnancy.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: PTC_My_Mothers_Language__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 xxx and all the other poets we’ve translated, please visit our website www.poetrytranslation.org.

 

Direct download: PTC_Reza_The_Football.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: PTC_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 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: PTC_Saddiq_Throne.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 poem 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_Glaucoma.mp3
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This week’s poem is by David Huerta from Mexico. The poem is read first in English translation by Jamie McKendrick and then in Spanish by David Huerta. If you enjoy this poem and would like to find out more about David Huerta and all the other poets we’ve translated, please visit our website www.poetrytranslation.org.    

Direct download: PTC_David_Entropy_in_Wiesbaden.mp3
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This week’s poem is by Corsino Fortes from Cape Verde. The poem is read first in English translation by Sean O'Brien and then in Portugese by Corsino Fortes. If you enjoy this poem and would like to find out more about Corsino Fortes and all the other poets we’ve translated, please visit our website www.poetrytranslation.org.

Direct download: PTC_Corsino_Emigrant.mp3
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This week’s poem is by Farzaneh Khojandi from Tajikistan. The poem is read first in English translation by Jo Shapcott and then in Tajik by Farzaneh. If you enjoy this poem and would like to find out more about Farzaneh Khojandi and all the other poets we’ve translated, please visit our website www.poetrytranslation.org.

 

Direct download: PTC_Farzaneh_A_Nightingale_in_the_Cage_of_my_Breast.mp3
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This week’s poem is by Farzaneh Khojandi from Tajikistan. The poem is read first in English translation by Jo Shapcott and then in Tajik by Farzaneh Khojandi. If you enjoy this poem and would like to find out more about Farzaneh Khojandi and all the other poets we’ve translated, please visit our website www.poetrytranslation.org

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

Direct download: PTC_Kajal_Birds.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 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: PTC_Reza_Illegal_Immigrant.mp3
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This week’s poem is by Farzaneh Khojandi from Tajikistan. The poem is read first in English translation by Jo Shapcott and then in Tajik by Farzaneh Khojandi. If you enjoy this poem and would like to find out more about Farzaneh Khojandi and all the other poets we’ve translated, please visit our website www.poetrytranslation.org.    

Direct download: PTC_Farzaneh_Spring_is_Coming.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 Al-Saddiq Al-Raddi. 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: PTC_Saddiq_Lamps.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 Ghahreman. If you enjoy this poem 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: PTC_Azita_The_Boat_That_Brought_Me.mp3
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This week’s poem is by Corsino Fortes from Cape Verde. The poem is read first in English translation by Sean O'Brien and then in Portugese by Corsino Fortes. If you enjoy this poem and would like to find out more about Corsino Fortes and all the other poets we’ve translated, please visit our website www.poetrytranslation.org.    

Direct download: PTC_Corsino_Postcards_from_the_High_Seas.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 Lul Mohamud Yusuf. 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: PTC_Caasha_SeaMigrations2.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 Azizzada. 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: PTC_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 Laabi. 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: PTC_In_Vain_I_Migrate__intro.mp3
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This week’s poem is by Partaw Naderi from Afghanistan. The poem is read first in English translation by Sarah Maguire and then in Dari by Partaw Naderi. If you enjoy this poem and would like to find out more about Partaw Naderi and all the other poets we’ve translated, please visit our website www.poetrytranslation.org.  

Direct download: PTC_Partaw_My_Voice.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 Al-Saddiq Al-Raddi. 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: PTC_Saddiq_Small_Fox.mp3
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This week's poem is by David Huerta from Mexico. The poem is read first in English translation by Jamie McKendrick and then in Spanish by David Huerta. If you enjoy this poem and would like to find out more about David Huerta and all the other poets we've translated, please visit our website www.poetrytranslation.org. 

Direct download: PTC_David_Heavens_Kitchen.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 Rana. If you enjoy this poem 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: PTC_Mohan_Another_Word_For_It.mp3
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This week's poem is by Kajal Ahmad from Kurdistan. The poem is read first in English translation by Mimi Khalvati and then in Kurdish by Kajal Ahmad. If you enjoy this poem and would like to find out more about Kajal Ahmad and all the other poets we've translated, please visit our website www.poetrytranslation.org. 

Direct download: PTC_Kajal_Rain.mp3
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This week's poem is by Victor Teran from Mexico. The poem is read first in English translation by David Shook and then in Zapotec by Victor Teran. If you enjoy this poem and would like to find out more about Victor Teran and all the other poets we've translated, please visit our website www.poetrytranslation.org. 

Direct download: PTC_Victor_Six_Variations_on_Love.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 Bracho. If you enjoy this poem 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: PTC_Coral_Among_These_Ruins.mp3
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This week's poem is by Maxamed Xaashi Dhamac 'Gaarriye' from Somalia. The poem is read first in English translation by W N Herbert and then in Somali by Maxamed Xaashi Dhamac 'Gaarriye'. If you enjoy this poem and would like to find out more about Maxamed Xaashi Dhamac 'Gaarriye' and all the other poets we've translated, please visit our website www.poetrytranslation.org. 

Direct download: PTC_Gaarriye_Death_of_a_Princess.mp3
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This week's poem is by Corsino Fortes from Cape Verde. The poem is read first in English translation by Sean O'Brien and then in Portugese by Corsino Fortes. If you enjoy this poem and would like to find out more about Corsino Fortes and all the other poets we've translated, please visit our website www.poetrytranslation.org. 

Direct download: PTC_Corsino_Letter_from_Bia_dIdeal.mp3
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This week's poem is by Farzaneh Khojandi from Tajikistan. The poem is read first in English translation by Jo Shapcott and then in Tajik by Farzaneh Khojandi. If you enjoy this poem and would like to find out more about Farzaneh Khojandi and all the other poets we've translated, please visit our website www.poetrytranslation.org. 

Direct download: PTC_Farzaneh_Stolen_Apple.mp3
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This week's poem is by Maxamed Ibraahin Warsame 'Hadraawi' from Somalia/Somaliland. The poem is read first in English translation by WN Herbert and then in Somali by Hadraawi. If you enjoy this poem and would like to find out more about Maxamed Ibraahin Warsame 'Hadraawi' and all the other poets we've translated, please visit our website www.poetrytranslation.org. 

Direct download: Clarity.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 Al-Saddiq Al-Raddi. 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: PTC_Saddiq_Are_You_the_One.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 Laabi. If you enjoy this poem and would like to find out more about Abdellatif Laabi and all other poets we've translated, please visit our website www.poetrytranslation.org.   

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

Direct download: PP_Partaw_Relative.mp3
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This week's poem is by Maria Clara Sharupi Jua from Ecuador. The poem is read first in English translation by Sarah Maguire and then in Shuar by Maria Clara Sharupi Jua. If you enjoy this poem and would like to find out more about Maria Clara Sharupi Jua and all the other poets we've translated, please visit our website www.poetrytranslation.org.

Direct download: PP_MariaClara_LikeRedHotLava.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 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_The_Word.mp3
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This week's poem is 'My Mother's Language' by Abdellatif Laabi from Morocco. The poem is read first in English translation by Andre Naffis-Sahely and then in French by Abdellatif Laabi. 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: My_Mothers_Language__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_Some_of_Them_Live_with_You.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_Friendship.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_Earth_Opens_and_Welcomes_You__intro.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 poem and would like to find out more about Coral Braco and all the other poets we’ve translated, please visit our website www.poetrytranslation.org.

Direct download: PP_Coral_Wasp_on_Water.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: Fingerprints__intro.mp3
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