Poem Podcast from the Poetry Translation Centre
Summary: The Poetry Translation Centre is dedicated to translating contemporary poetry from Africa, Asia and Latin America. Every week we bring you a new poem podcast from one of the world's best loved poets in both the original language and English translation. To find out more about our work, please visit our website www.poetrytranslation.org. The Poetry Translation Centre is funded by Arts Council England.
'Lucky Men' by Partaw Naderi
'Forgotten by Time' by Farzaneh Khojandi
A Few Lines About My Age by Abdulla Pashew
Coming Back from the Hemp Plantation by Mohammad Bagher Kolahi Ahari
History-Geography by Karin Karakaşlı
Speed by Abdullah al Ryami
'Far-Off Settlements' by Coral Bracho
Woman of Mint by Fatena Al-Gharra
'Rain' by Kajal Ahmad
Movements by Fatena Al-Gharra
Deserted by Karin Karakaslı
The Killing Of The She - Camel By Maxamed Ibraahin Warsame 'Hadraawi'
Galata by Karin Karakaşlı
Today's podcast poem is 'Aural ' by David Huerta from Mexico. The poem is read first in English translation by Jamie McKendrick and then in Spanish by David. This week we are celebrating #MediaPoems on www.poetrytranslation.org. If you would like to support the Poetry Translation Centre please visit poetrytranslation.org/support-us.
Siesta by Al-Saddiq Al-Raddi, translated by Sarah Maguire and Atef Alshaer 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 Saddiq himself. If you would like to support the Poetry Translation Centre please visit poetrytranslation.org/support-us.