'Self-Misunderstood' by Maxamed Xaashi Dhamac ‘Gaarriye’

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This week's poem is 'Self-Misunderstood' by Maxamed Xaashi Dhamac 'Gaarriye' from Somaliland. The poem is read first in English translation by W N Herbert and then in Somali by Gaarriye himself.

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