Podcasts

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Five Afghan Poems

Five Afghan poems from the PTC archive, all of these poems are in English and Dari, the regional variation of Persian that has developed in that part of the world.

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Black History Month Podcast

For Black History Month, listen to two poems from the PTC Archive: ‘Taste’ by Asha Lul Mohamud Yusuf and ‘He Tells Tales of Meroe’ by Al-Saddiq Al-Raddi,

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My Voice by Partaw Naderi

This week’s poem is by Partaw Naderi from Afghanistan. The poem is read first in English translation by Sarah Maguire and then in Dari by Partaw Naderi.

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Small Fox by Al-Saddiq Al-Raddi

This week’s poem is by Al-Saddiq Al-Raddi from Sudan. The poem is read first in English translation by Sarah Maguire and then in Arabic by Al-Saddiq Al-Raddi.

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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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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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Politics by Jaamac Kadiye Cilmi

This week’s Poem Podcast is from Somali poet Jaamac Kadiye Cilmi. The poem ‘Politics’ is read first in English translation by Sarah Maguire and then in Somali by Jaamac himself.

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Beauty by Partaw Naderi

‘Beauty’ is a poem by Partaw Naderi from Afghanistan. The poem is read first in English translation by Sarah Maguire and then in Dari by Partaw Naderi.

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Lucky Men by Partaw Naderi

Listen to ‘Lucky Men’ 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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