Podcasts

Bar by Al-Saddiq Al-Raddi

Sudanese poet Al-Saddiq Al-Raddi captured the deep-seated antipathy of the late night bartender ‘Nursing a drink that bores him’ translated by Atef Alshaer and Sarah Maguire.

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On a Colourful Morning by Partaw Naderi

Listen to ‘On a Colourful Morning’ by Partaw Naderi from Afghanistan.  The poem is read first in English translation by Sarah Maguire and then in Dari by Partaw himself.

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A Standard Shirt by Mohan Rana

Listen to ‘A Standard Shirt’ by Mohan Rana from India.  The poem is read first in English translation by Bernard O’Donoghue and then in Hindi by Mohan Rana.

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The Scab by Asha Lul Mohamud Yusuf

Listen to ‘The Scab’ by Somali poet Asha Lul Mohamud Yusuf, from her award-winning collection ‘The Sea-Migrations, Translated by UK poet Clare Pollard.

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Braille by Diana Anphimiadi

This week’s poem is ‘Braille’ by Georgian Poet Diana Anphimiadi and has been translated by UK poet Jean Sprackland and translator Natalia Bukia-Peters.

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Crow’s Final Frontier by Azita Ghahreman

Listen to Persian poet Azita Ghahreman talk about her poem ‘Crow’s Final Frontier’ and read the original Persian followed by her poet-translator reading her English language translation.

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Politics by Jaamac Kadiye Cilmi

This week’s Poem Podcast is from Somali poet Jaamac Kadiye Cilmi. The poem ‘Politics’ is read first in English translation by Sarah Maguire and then in Somali by Jaamac himself.

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Night Demon by Azita Ghahreman

Azita Ghahreman talks about the poem ‘Night Demon’ and reads the original text in Persian, then her poet-translator Maura Dooley will read the English translation.

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Red Bicycle by Azita Ghahreman

Listen to ‘Red Bicycle’ by Azita Ghahreman. First, you can hear Azita talk about the poem and read the original poem, then her poet-translator Maura Dooley will read the English.

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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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