Read Me a Poem

“He Is Quiet and So Am I” by Mahmoud Darwish

Poems read aloud, beautifully

By Amanda Holmes | October 25, 2022
Tim Fletcher (Flickr/timjdfletcher)
Tim Fletcher (Flickr/timjdfletcher)

Amanda Holmes reads Mahmoud Darwish’s poem “He Is Quiet and So Am I,” translated from the Arabic by Omnia Amin and Rick London. Have a suggestion for a poem by a (dead) writer? Email us: If we select your entry, you’ll win a copy of a poetry collection edited by David Lehman.

This episode was produced by Stephanie Bastek and features the song “Canvasback” by Chad Crouch.

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