the hammer [2] by Adelaide Ivánova

Listen to one of two poems entitled ‘the hammer’ from Brazilian poet Adelaide Ivánova’s World Poets Series collection translated by Rachel Long and Francisco Vilhena

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To Love by Reza Mohammadi

Reza Mohammadi is a prize-winning poet, prolific journalist and cultural commentator. The poem is read first in English translation by the Irish poet Nick Laird.

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Galata by Karin Karakaşlı

Translated by Sarah Howe and Canan Marasligil for the PTC’s Turkish poets tour, this poem is about the poet’s love of the famous medieval stone tower in Istanbul.

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When Winter Comes by Azita Ghahreman

Azita Ghahreman’s collection ‘Negative of a Group photo’, translated by Maura Dooley and Elhum Shakerifar, was Shortlisted for the Warwick Prize for Women in Translation award.

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Earth by Partaw Naderi

This week’s poem is ‘Earth’ 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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Because by Diana Anphimiadi

Listen to the poem ‘Because’ by the Georgian poet, translated by Natalia Bukia-Peters and Jean Sprackland, from her PTC chapbook ‘Beginning to Speak’.

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the elephant by Adelaide Ivánova

Listen to ‘the elephant’ by Adelaide Ivánova, looks at how the human body processes trauma, translated by the poet Rachel Long and editor Francisco Vilhena.

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Sway by Yu Yoyo

Listen to ‘Sway’ by the Chinese poet Yu Yoyo, translated by the UK poet A K Blakemore and the editor & translator Dave Haysom. The poem was recorded during Yu yoyo’s UK tour.

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