Poems written in Kurdish

  1. NEW!

    A Few Lines About My Age

    چه‌ند وشه‌یه‌ك ده‌رباره‌ی ته‌مه‌نی خۆ

    by Abdulla Pashew

  2. An Afternoon at Snowfall

    Title text of the poem An Afternoon at Snowfall

    by Dilawar Karadaghi

  3. Birds

    Title text of the poem Birds

    by Kajal Ahmad

    video audio

  4. Directions

    Title text of the poem Directions

    by Kajal Ahmad

    video audio

  5. NEW!

    Exile

    نامۆیی

    by Abdulla Pashew

  6. NEW!

    Football

    فوتبۆڵ

    by Abdulla Pashew

  7. NEW!

    Fusion

    توانه‌وه

    by Abdulla Pashew

  8. NEW!

    I Came to the World Before You

    من پێش تۆ هاتمه‌ دنیا...

    by Abdulla Pashew

  9. Kinder Than Miriam

    Title text of the poem Kinder Than Miriam

    by Kajal Ahmad

    audio

  10. NEW!

    Nostalgia

    نه‌سته‌لژی

    by Abdulla Pashew

  11. Pregnancy

    Title text of the poem Pregnancy

    by Kajal Ahmad

  12. Rain

    Title text of the poem Rain

    by Kajal Ahmad

    video audio

  13. Stone Is Better

    Title text of the poem Stone Is Better

    by Kajal Ahmad

    video audio

  14. NEW!

    The Contract

    كۆنتراكت

    by Abdulla Pashew

  15. The Fruit-Seller's Philosophy

    Title text of the poem The Fruit-Seller's Philosophy

    by Kajal Ahmad

    video audio

  16. The Letter

    Title text of the poem The Letter

    by Kajal Ahmad

    video audio

  17. The Lonely Earth

    Title text of the poem The Lonely Earth

    by Kajal Ahmad

    video audio

  18. NEW!

    Title

    ناونیشان

    by Abdulla Pashew

  19. NEW!

    Two Sunsets

    دانی ئێواران

    by Abdulla Pashew

  20. NEW!

    Unfinished Poem

    هۆنراوه‌یه‌كی ناته‌واو

    by Abdulla Pashew

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You can read three versions of each poem: the original, a literal translation and a final translation. We hope the latter works as an effective new poem in English, while staying close to the original poet’s intention.

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