Portrait photo of Faysal Aw-Cabdi Axmed

Faysal Aw-Cabdi Axmed

Is a poet from Somalia/Somaliland who writes in Somali.

Faysal Aw-Cabdi Axmed was born in Hargeysa in 1968. He left Somaliland after secondary school, and moved to London to attend university. He now owns a restaurant and works part-time as a TV presenter. He's written over 200 poems and 350 songs to date.

Poems we've translated