Podcasts

Haft Seen by Shakila Azizzada

This week, to celebrate Nowrus, our poem is ‘Haft Seen’ by Shakila Azizzada from Afghanistan. The poem is read first in English by Mimi Khalvati and then in Dari by Shakila Azizzada.

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Remission by Abboud al Jabiri

In this week’ podcast, Iraqi poet Abboud al Jabiri fixes on a deceptively simple image and manages to convey complex and delicates feelings about loss and acceptance.

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A Shout by Asha Lul Mohamud Yusuf

Listen to ‘A Shout’ by leading Somali poet Asha Lul Mohamud Yusuf, translated by Said Jama Hussein, Maxamed Xasan ‘Alto’ and the UK poet Clare Pollard.

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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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