The cold from Mount Kenya has come
The wind blows, cutting through the forests of Nyandarua
But I am a woman from the Krinyaga Mountains
Baridi kutoka mlima mwa Kenya inaingia
Na upepo unavuma, misitu ya Nyandarua ukipasua
Lakini mimi ni mwanamke wa Kirinyaga
A desire is in the girl’s bangles:
first they will break on his bed
then on the threshold of his house.
But why on the…
My Soldier Husband by Salome Benidze
‘My Soldier Husband’ is the final poem in Salome Benidze’s chapbook ‘I wanted to ask you. The poem is read by Salome Herself and her poet-translator Helen Mort.
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The PTC’s year of publishing women
For International Woman’s Day Erica Jarnes writes about the PTC’s commitment to female poets & translations and explains why we are taking part in the Year Of Publishing Women.