Thu, 1 October 2015
'The Key of Life' by Al-Saddiq Al-Raddi, translated by Sarah Maguire and Atef Alshaer & Rashid El Sheik
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 himself.
'The Key of Life' is from a new book of poems by Al-Saddiq Al-Raddi entitled 'He Tells Tales of Meroe' inspired by the Petrie Museum’s collection of material from Meroe in Sudan.
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