Two poems ‘The Story of Flying’ and ‘The Story of The Poor’ by Georgian poet Salome Benidze, translated in 2018 by Natalia Bukia-Peters with the UK poet Helen Mort, and read by Salome and Helen.
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This week we bring you poems reflecting both personal stories and national narratives, looking at lost friends, lost parents and exile by Salome Benidze & Azita Ghahreman.
Listen to three short love poems by Georgian poet Salome Benidze translated by Natalia Bukia-Peters & HelenMort: Three Summer Letters.
Listen to Georgian poet Salome Benidze read ‘I wanted to ask’, the title poem of her PTC chapbook, with the English version read by Salome’s Poet-translator Helen Mort.
Listen ‘The Story of Those Without Motherland’ by Salome Benidze from Georgia, translated by UK poet Helen Mort and Georgian Translator Natalia Bukia-Peters.
‘My Soldier Husband’ is the final poem in Salome Benidze’s chapbook ‘I wanted to ask you. The poem is read by Salome Herself and her poet-translator Helen Mort.
‘The Story of Flying’ by Salome Benidze was translated by Helen Mort and Natalia Bukia-Peters for the PTC Georgian Poets Tour in May 2018.