portrait of Hamza Lakhal

Hamza Lakhal

Hamza Lakhal is a poet, activist, and translator. He was born in El Aaiun, capital of Western Sahara, eight years after the 1975 invasion of his country by Morocco. His first poetry collection, A Destiny in Windblown Poetry published by L’Harmattan-RASD, talks of a young man’s passion for his violated but resistant homeland.

Poems translated by Hamza Lakhal