Library Weekly: Gaarriye

Gaarriye reciting his poem Fad Galbeed, in the 1980s (Source: Wikimedia Commons,  public domain)On 30 September 2012, Somali poet and political activist, Mohamed Hashi Dhamac, better known as Gaarriye, died at a hospital in Norway. He is regarded as one of the most important Somali poets of the twentieth century. Gaarriye is featured in our Library Weekly.