Podcasts

Album by Reza Mohammadi

Our Poem Podcast this week is ‘Album’ by Persian poet Reza Mohammadi. The poem is read first in English translation by Sarah Maguire and then in Dari by Reza himself.

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Drawing by Reza Mohammadi

This week’s poem is ‘Drawing’ by Reza Mohammadi from Afghanistan. The poem is read first in English translation by Nick Laird and then in Dari by Reza.

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The Word by Reza Mohammadi

‘The Word’ by Reza Mohammadi from Afghanistan is first in English translation by Nick Laird and then in Dari by Reza Mohammadi. The poem was translated by Nick Laird & Hamid Kabir.

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To Love by Reza Mohammadi

“Rather than trying to tame or domesticate Reza’s poems into western ideas of neatness, I should just try to present them in a language that allowed their strength to come through.”

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Drawing By poet Reza Mohammadi

This week’s poem is ‘Drawing’ by Reza Mohammadi from Afghanistan. In 2012 poet Nick Laird and Hamid Kabir translated several of Reza’s poems for the Persian Poets Tour. The poem is read first in English and then in Dari by Reza.

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Friendship by Reza Mohammadi

Reza Mohammadi - widely regarded as one of the most exciting young poets writing in Persian today. He studied Islamic Law and Philosophy in Iran before obtaining an MA in Globalisation in London.

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Illegal Immigrant by Reza Mohammadi

Listen to ,Illegal Immigrant, by Dari poet Reza Mohammadi translated by Nick Laird and Hamid Kabir and read about how Nick Laird found his way into his translations by listening to Reza read his poetry.

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