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POETRY EVENING

 

Somali Poetry Live

With Amina Muridi, Poet Neimo Askar & Poet Afrikas Poet

 

Wednesday, 26th July 2017, 18:30 -20:00

 

Amina Muridi is a university student, studying English language with creative writing. She has been writing ever since she could hold a pen. In 2010 she entered a poetry competition and got her poem published in an anthology book called 'Love Islam'.  After she graduates she’s hoping to support and help many girls in Somalia - maybe open a community centre where there will be ways for young women to express their creativity - through henna, poetry or anything beauty related. Amina has been a poet for about 7 years now, and she was told that poetry runs in the family and 'inherited' it from her great aunt.  Great poets & spoken word artists like Warsaw Shire, Boonaa Mohamed, Rumi & Sarah Kay inspired her. She writes mainly about spirituality, psychology & religion. 

 

 

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Supported by: Help Yateem, Aziz Founation, Universal TV,  Dogsaunt Art and Travel Express