A Poetry Archive recording by

Imtiaz Dharker

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

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  • 2 -
    "Purdah"

  • 3 -
    "The Haunted House"

  • 4 -
    "The Child Sings"

  • 5 -
    "Postcards from god I"

  • 6 -
    "Postcards from god II"

  • 7 -
    "Scaffolding"

  • 8 -
    "Question 1 / Question 2"

  • 9 -
    "Eggplant"

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  • 11 -
    "Blessing"

  • 12 -
    "This room"

  • 13 -
    "Honour killing"

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  • 15 -
    "Kinna sona"

  • 16 -
    "A place called Battle"

  • 17 -
    "How to cut a pomegranate"

  • 18 -
    "Women bathing"

  • 19 -
    "Tow-Path"

  • 20 -
    "Spire"

  • 21 -
    "Leaving fingerprints"

  • 22 -
    "Contract"

  • 23 -
    "Hand of Fatima, Hand of Miriam"

  • 24 -
    "Eye"

  • 25 -
    "Whoever you are"

  • 26 -
    "Talisman / CCTV"

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  • 28 -
    "Dabba's dialogue or Tiffin-box talks"

  • 29 -
    "What she said / what she said later"

  • 30 -
    "What the palm reader said then"

  • 31 -
    "What they think she said"

  • 32 -
    "They'll say, 'She must be from another country.'"


Select bibliography

  • Purdah and other poems, Bloodaxe, 1988
  • Postcards from god, Bloodaxe, 1997
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  • The terrorist at my table, Bloodaxe, 2006
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  • In Person: 30 poets filmed by Pamela Robertson-Pearce, Bloodaxe, 2008
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  • Leaving Fingerprints, Bloodaxe, 2009
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  • Imtiaz Dharker reading from her poems, The Poetry Archive, 2010
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