Guled Abdulwasi | from’Form Work’

AFRO AUSTRALIAN Editorial: Saaro Umar

Artwork: Four Works by Guled Abdulwasi

And 18 new poems selected by Saaro Umar:
Blood Fuel
by Ahmed Yussuf
by Ana Maria Gomides
3 Sisters
by Idil Ali
(un) learning
by Amal Ibrahim
by Afeif Ismail
by Piriye (Piri) Altraide
by Fatma Hussein
Chalk to Charcoal
by Bigoa Chuol
go ahead, call it magic
by Soreti Kadir
Life Poem
by Magan Magan
The Physics of Self
by Rafeif Ismail
Bloody QnA
by Sista Zai Zanda
Garden of Grace
by Kyah Parrott
To the still
by Wani Lefrere
The Platonic Split
by Lemis Yousif
by Manal Younus


Released: 1 April 2019


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