‘the hammer’ shows the great breadth of Adelaide Ivánova’s references, listen to Ivánova reading the original Portuguese and Rachel Long reading her English translation.
(Explicit content) ‘the good animal’ by Adelaide Ivánova. First, you will hear the poet Adelaide discussing the poem and reading her original text, then her poet-translator, the UK poet Rachel Long will read the English version.
Hear the Brazilian poet & activist talk about ‘guerilla bitchcraft’ & read the poem in both the original Portuguese and in translation. It’s a great poem twice and a mini-history lesson about colonial resistance.
This week’s poem is ‘the mule’ by Brazilian journalist, poet & activist Adelaide Ivánova, translated from the Portuguese by poet Rachel Long & critic and Editor Francisco Vilhena
This week’s poem is ‘the dog’ by Adelaide Ivánova. The poem is introduced and read in Portuguese by the poet herself and the poet-translator Rachel Long reads the English version.