DUAL Poetry Podcast

This week's poem 'They Think I Am a King: Yes, I Am the King' 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.

This poem is from a new book of poems by Al-Saddiq Al-Raddi inspired by the Petrie Museum’s collection of material from Meroe in Sudan. The book 'He Tells TAles of Meroe' has been nominated for a Ted HUghes Award.

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