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Doireann Ní Ghríofa reads “The Crimson Shades”

By newdivan 16th June 2020

Click here to watch a video of Doireann Ní Ghríofa reading “The Crimson Shades”. This poem is the English version by Doireann Ní Ghríofa of an original poem written for “A New Divan” by the Emirati poet Nujoom Alghanem, inspired by the book of Suleika in Johann Wolfgang von Goethe’s “West-Eastern Divan” (published 1819).

Click here to read the poem.