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
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.
Listen to the half-confession from ‘the hammer and other poems’ by Brazilian poet Adelaide Ivánova, read in Portuguese by the poet herself and in English translation by the poet Rachel Long.
‘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.
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.