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The Scab by Asha Lul Mohamud Yusuf

Featuring: Asha Lul Mohamud Yusuf, Clare Pollard, Maxamed Xasan ‘Alto’, Said Jama Hussein

Asha Lul Mohamud Yusuf‘s poem 'The Scab' is a passionate critique of the caste system, a 'belief in the noble gob and the lower caste gun.'

Asha’s Friend and longtime translator Clare Pollard will read the English translation. Then you will hear Asha read in the original Somali

Last year Asha Lul's collection The Sea-Migrations was named the Poetry Book of the Year by The Sunday Times.

You can buy The Sea-Migrations here.

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