Susanne Ayoub was invited to the international Gerard Manley Hopkins Poetry Festival in Kildare, Ireland
21 – 28 July, 2017
Susanne Ayoub reads from the books of poetry SPRICHST DU MIT MIR / You talking to Me and LIEBE / Love. On Fulfilled, Unrequited, and Faded Love.
Nedra Bickham reads the translations into American English by Geoffrey Howes (in collaboration with Nedra Bickham)
Your eyes’ nightvelvet
in the shade of your lashes
aus dem Amerikanischen Geoffrey Howes
The velvet of your eyes
As tender as the moon
tongue of fire
in the shadow of your lashes
aus dem Amerikanischen Nedra Bickham
A short poem from the book SPRICHST DU MIT MIR / You Talking to Me, but Geoffrey Howes’s and Nedra Bickham’s translations, both created in collaboration with the author, differ significantly.
The pictures by Rima Al-Juburi are reproduced in the book.