'He Tells Tales of Meroe' by Al-Saddiq Al-Raddi


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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.

'He Tells Tales of Meroe' is from a new book of poems by Al-Saddiq Al-Raddi inspired by the Petrie Museum’s collection of material from Meroe in Sudan.

You can buy 'He Tells Tales of Meroe' here.

Al-Saddiq Al-Raddi will be giving a free reading at The Mosaic Rooms on the 22nd of March 2017. Book your place here.

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