A Poetry Archive recording by

Choman Hardi

Tracklisting

These poems come from a special recording for the Poetry Archive:

  • 1 -
    "There Was"

  • 2 -
    "My Mother's Kitchen"

  • 3 -
    "At The Border"

  • 4 -
    "Adila's Apple"

  • 5 -
    "Pyjamas 1983"

  • 6 -
    "My Father's Books"

  • 7 -
    "Escape Journey 1988"

  • 8 -
    "Strings"

  • 9 -
    "The Penelopes of My Homeland"

  • 10 -
    "Life for Us"

  • 11 -
    "Living in Saqiz"

  • 12 -
    "The Weekly Chicken"

  • 13 -
    "Fasting"

  • 14 -
    "Invasion"

  • 15 -
    "Exodus 1991"

  • 16 -
    "The Songs"

  • 17 -
    "Summer Roof"

  • 18 -
    "Before You Leave"

  • 19 -
    "Two Pages"

  • 20 -
    "His Boots"

  • 21 -
    "The Haunting"

  • 22 -
    "Mixed Marriage"

  • 23 -
    "Somehow"

  • 24 -
    "As Clouds Slide Across the Sky"

  • 25 -
    "My Children"

  • 26 -
    "To Kurdistan"

  • 27 -
    "The Greening Mountains"

  • 28 -
    "Yerek Beradi Teparri"


Extras

Select bibliography

  • Light of the shadows Raboon, 1998
  • Selected Poems Rendge, Kurdistan, 2003
  • Life for Us Bloodaxe Books, 2004
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  • (ed) The Fleeing Garden Exiled Writers' Ink!, 2006
  • (trans with Mima Khalvati) Kajal Ahmad, Poems Enitharmon, 2008
  • (trans)Kurdistan in the Shadow of History. Photographs by Susan Meiselas. Text by Martin Van Bruinessen, Chicago University Press, 2008
  • Choman Hardi Reading from Her Poems The Poetry Archive, 2010
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  • Genocide: Anfal survivors in Kurdistan-Iraq Ashgate, 2010
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