Seer by Maxamed Xaashi Dhamac ‘Gaarriye’

Featuring: Maxamed Xaashi Dhamac ‘Gaarriye’, W N Herbert, Martin Orwin

This week’s poem is by 'Gaarriye' from Somalia and has been translated by WN Herbert and Martin Orwin. The poem is read first in English translation by Martin Orwin and then in Somali by 'Gaarriye'.

You can find this poem and more in the anthology, 'So At One With You', an anthology of modern poetry in Somali produced in collaboration with Kayd Somali Arts & Culture and Poetry Translation Centre.