by Abdulla Pashew

The news agencies have announced
a football match.
The teams: the Kremlin and the White House
The ball: the skull of a Kurd
The goal: Kurdistan
The spectators: the world, silent as a grave

Moscow 3/11/1974

The literal translation of this poem was made by Mahsn Majidy

The final translated version of the poem is by The Poetry Translation Workshop


  1. December 19th, 2012 at 11:17 pm

    Fenik says:

    It is one of Pashew's nice poem with good translation

  2. December 12th, 2012 at 7:47 pm

    Abdullah says:

    Good job, nice translation.