Poem Podcast from the Poetry Translation Centre

Diana Anphimiadi is a poet, publicist, linguist and teacher. Jean Sprackland was the poem's poet-translator. She commented that the poem is about more than a simple dance, it is an erotic poem. Jean also worked hard to maintain the 3/4 time of the original poem in her translation.

If you enjoy this podcast and would like to support the work of the Poetry Translation Centre then please visit poetrytranslation.org/support-us

Direct download: Diana_Anphimiadi__Dance__Lessons_3.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. 

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Direct download: PP_Partaw_Beauty_3.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:50pm UTC

This week’s poem is 'Harmony' by Asha Lul Mohamud Yusuf from Somalia/Somaliland.  The poem is read first in English translation by Sarah Maguire and then in Somali by Asha Lul. 

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Direct download: PP_Caasha_Harmony_2.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:33am UTC

Our poem podcast this week is 'The North Wind Whips' by Victor Teran from Mexico. The poem is read first in English translation by David Shook and then in Zapotec by Victor himself. If you would like to support PTC, please visit: http://www.poetrytranslation.org/support-us

Direct download: PP_Victor_The_North_Wind_Whips_2.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:00am 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. 

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Direct download: PP_Coral__The_Heart_of_Time_3.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:05pm UTC