Read Me a Poem

Selections from Hafiz’s Little Book of Life

Poems read aloud, beautifully

By Amanda Holmes | December 5, 2023
Doublures of an 1842 copy of The Divān of Hafiz; on the right Hafiz offers his work to a patron (Wikimedia Commons)
Doublures of an 1842 copy of The Divān of Hafiz; on the right Hafiz offers his work to a patron (Wikimedia Commons)

Amanda Holmes reads from Hafiz’s Little Book of Life, a new translation of the Persian mystic’s work by Erfan Mojib and Gary Gach. Have a suggestion for a poem by a (dead) writer? Email us: podcast@theamericanscholar.org. 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.

Permission required for reprinting, reproducing, or other uses.

Comments powered by Disqus