Saturday, July 23, 2016

Follow Blogger/Poet Samia J. Hassan in Somaliland

Blogger/poet Samia J. Hassan
Twitter: @SamiaHassan23
samiahassanahmed.wordpress.com
Blogger Samia J. Hassan writes beautiful poetry. You can read it on her blog at samiahassanahmed.wordpress.com.

These words especially resonated with me:

For your country you are merely a number

They want to brag about

(See the full post/poem, "Numbers and Stories")

Samia J. Hassan writes from Somaliland, a self-declared state that is internationally recognized as an autonomous region of Somalia.

"Numbers and Stories" reminded me of two blog posts of my own -- though the poetry of Samia J. Hassan says it all much more succinctly and beautifully:

I look forward to reading everything Samia J. Hassan writes.