Poem Podcast from the Poetry Translation Centre

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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