Poem Podcast from the Poetry Translation Centre

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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