“Your Smell is the World’s Dust” read in Arabic by Iman Mersal

Your Smell is the World’s Dust, Iman Mersal This poem is an original poem written for “A New Divan” by the Egyptian poet Iman Mersal, inspired by the book of Love in Johann Wolfgang von Goethe’s “West-Eastern Divan” (published 1819). Read More

“Three Ghazals” read by Jamie McKendrick

Three Ghazals, Jamie McKendrick This poem is the English version by Jamie McKendrick of an original poem written for “A New Divan” by the Italian poet Antonella Anedda. The original poem was inspired by the book of Reflections in Johann Wolfgang von Goethe’s “West-Eastern Divan”… Read More

“Three Ghazals” read in Italian by Antonella Anedda

Three Ghazals, Antonella Anedda This poem is an original poem written for “A New Divan” by the Italian poet Antonella Anedda, inspired by the book of Reflections in Johann Wolfgang von Goethe’s “West-Eastern Divan” (published 1819). Read More

“Thirst” read by Brian Henry

Thirst, Brian Henry This poem is the English version by Brian Henry of an original poem written for “A New Divan” by the Slovenian poet Aleš Šteger, inspired by the book of The Cup-Bearer in Johann Wolfgang von Goethe’s “West-Eastern Divan” (published 1819). Read More