This poem by Mohammad Bagher Kolahi Ahari was translated by Alireza Abiz and the PTC Workshop.
Listen to ‘Speed’ by Abdullah al Ryami from Cairo, currently living in Oman. This poem is read first in English translation by W.N Herbert and then in Arabic by Al-Saddiq Al-Raddi.
Listen to ‘Movements’ by Fatena Al-Gharra translated Anna Murison & the Poetry Translation Workshop, read by Sarah Maguire and Al-Saddiq Al-Raddi.
From: Garrison Poems by Iranian poet Ali Abdollahi, Translated by Alireza Abiz & The Poetry Translation Workshop. A real example of the effectiveness of poetry that ‘shows rather than tells’.