Farzaneh Khojandi is widely regarded as the most exciting woman poet writing in Persian today, she was translated for the PTC by Narguess Farzad with Jo Shapcott.
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This week’s poem is ‘Behind The Mass Of Green’ by Farzaneh Khojandi from Tajikistan, translated by Jo Shapcott and Narguess Farzad. The poem is read first in English translation by Jo Shapcott and then in Tajik by Farzaneh.
This week’s podcast is ‘Forgotten by Time’ by Farzaneh Khojandi from Tajikistan. The poem is read first in English translation by Jo Shapcott and then in Tajik by Farzaneh Khojandi.
‘Back Again’ was written by Tajik poet Farzaneh Khojandi. This poem was translated into English by Narguess Farzad and poet Jo Shapcott. Listen to the poet and translators recite the original and translated poems here.