Poems

The Night of Absence

Notes

Unfortunately we've not been able to fully replicate the special formatting of the original poem on our website. The stanzas that we've italicised, in the original, are centred and unitalicised.

Unfortunately we've not been able to fully replicate the special formatting of the original poem on our website. The stanzas that we've italicised, in the original, are centred and unitalicised.

This translation was commissioned by The Somali Week Festival which is organised by Kayd and supported by Arts Council England. 

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