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Podcast <p>Kajal Ahmad from Kurdistan writes poems with a fable-like quality of the poems. ‘Birds’ is read first in English translation by Mimi Khalvati and then in Kurdish by Kajal Ahmad.</p>

Birds by Kajal Ahmad

4th May

Kajal Ahmad from Kurdistan writes poems with a fable-like quality of the poems. ‘Birds’ is read first in English translation by Mimi Khalvati and then in Kurdish by Kajal Ahmad.

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