Poem Podcast from the Poetry Translation Centre

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.

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Direct download: PTC_Farzaneh_A_Nightingale_in_the_Cage_of_my_Breast_2.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:34am UTC

This week’s poem is by 'Gaarriye' from Somalia.  The poem is read first in English translation by Martin Orwin and then in Somali by 'Gaarriye'. If you enjoy this poem and would like to find out more about 'Gaarriye' and all the other poets we’ve translated, please visit our website www.poetrytranslation.org.

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Direct download: PP_Seer_2.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:24am UTC

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.

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Direct download: PTC_Corsino_Caesarian_of_3_Continents_3.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:24am UTC

In the space of four lines and a mere handful of words (twenty), and in the face of his city being reduced to rubble, Partaw Naderi's compact and beautiful poem manages to create an indelible lyric seared with hope.

This week’s poem is 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: Star_Rise_by_Partaw_Naderi_Translated_by_Yama_Yari__Sarah_Maguire.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:23am UTC