Read Me a Poem


“Those Who Pass Between Fleeting Words” by Mahmoud Darwish

Amanda Holmes reads Mahmoud Darwish’s poem “Those Who Pass Between Fleeting Words,” translated especially for this podcast by Carolyn Forché. 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